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Meaning of INTERMITTENCE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the quality of being intermittent; subject to interruption or periodic stopping
 

INTERMITTENCE is a 13 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: intermittency
 
 See Also: irregularity, unregularity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`ter*mit"tence\, n. [Cf. F. intermittence.]
Act or state of intermitting; intermission. --Tyndall.

 
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