Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or condition of being intermittent; intermitting character or quality: as, the intermittence of a fever, or of a spring.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Act or state of intermitting; intermission.
- n. the quality of being intermittent; subject to interruption or periodic stopping
“The future of film making is not to tired and fatigue viewers out unless you can pause and take a intermittence break similar to a long winded play!”
“I remember he wound up with my health, proposed in a speech of small variety and considerable intermittence.”
“This pattern, the constancy of the right and the intermittence of the left, is standard in American history, and applies to every”
“Mostly renewable power generally needs less backup than utilities already bought to combat big coal and nuclear plants 'intermittence.”
“I came across this paragraph, which particularly struck me:For I had a little room of my own, a little, little room, with a long low window and a window-ledge, where bright plants in pots, encouraged by the Western sun, withstood the intermittence of my attentions, and blossomed profusely.”
“But Marilynne Robinson, whose last (and first) novel, "Housekeeping," appeared in 1981, seems to have the kind of sensibility that is sanguine about intermittence.”
“If such hybrid connexions be continued without intermittence, the female will soon go sterile; and for this reason trainers always allow of intervals between breeding times.”
“The sound of Michael Jackson in the other bar mingled with the mournful intermittence of the glass-cleaning machine in this one to create an aural ambience which perfectly matched the elderly paintwork in its dinginess.”
“Consequently Christian writers now emphasized the regularity of the super - natural decrees and at other times their intermittence.”
“Later on, when the fever dwindles to chronic intermittence, it will no longer be contagious.”
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