[ in-ter-mit-nt-lee ]
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  1. at occasional or uneven intervals: This species of flounder spawns mainly during the summer and early fall, but may spawn intermittently throughout the year. In this parched landscape, water flows intermittently, with lakes and streams forming in the wet season and disappearing in the dry season.

Origin of intermittently


Other words from intermittently

  • non·in·ter·mit·tent·ly, adverb
  • un·in·ter·mit·tent·ly, adverb

Words Nearby intermittently Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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