intermittency
noun Date: 1662 intermittence

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  • Intermittency — In dynamical systems, intermittency is the alternation of phases of apparently periodic and chaotic dynamics. [cite journal|author=Mingzhou Ding|title=Intermittency|url=http://www.ccs.fau.edu/ ding/Intermittency.pdf|format=PDF… …   Wikipedia

  • intermittency — intermittent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ occurring at irregular intervals. DERIVATIVES intermittency noun intermittently adverb. ORIGIN Latin, ceasing , from intermittere (see INTERMISSION(Cf. ↑intermission)) …   English terms dictionary

  • intermittency — noun the state of being intermittent; periodicity …   Wiktionary

  • intermittency — n. a lower urinary tract symptoms in which the flow of urine is not continuous but stops and starts …   Medical dictionary

  • intermittency — n. state of being intermittent, condition of being paused at intervals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intermittency — in·ter·mit·ten·cy …   English syllables

  • intermittency — n. a lower urinary tract symptom in which the flow of urine is not continuous but stops and starts …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • intermittency — noun the quality of being intermittent; subject to interruption or periodic stopping • Syn: ↑intermittence • Derivationally related forms: ↑intermittent, ↑intermittent (for: ↑intermittence) • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • intermittency effect — noun : the photographic effect in which intermittent exposures fail to give the same density as a continuous exposure of the same total energy …   Useful english dictionary

  • intermittence, intermittency — 1. A condition marked by intermissions or interruptions in the course of a disease or other process or state or in any continued action; denoting especially a loss of one or more pulse beats. 2. Complete cessation of symptoms between two periods… …   Medical dictionary

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