[ UK /ˌɪntəmˈɪtəntli/ ]
[ US /ˌɪntɝˈmɪtəntɫi/ ]
  1. in an intermittent manner
    intermittently we questioned the barometer
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How To Use intermittently In A Sentence

  • In 1805, an extremely handsome young man, he went up to Cambridge, where he attended intermittently to his studies between extravagant debauches there and in London.
  • It dawned today dankly raining, but by mid morning and my coffee pilgrimage there was sunlight, intermittently, and a warming breeze from the south.
  • Fertilized eggs often hatch at the beginning of the growth season but may continue to hatch intermittently thereafter.
  • If the characters intermittently come across as embodiments of ideas and author mouthpieces, the performances go far towards humanizing them.
  • During the Miocene the shelf was intermittently emergent, and the submarine canyons were extended to the shelf area through headward erosion.
  • By varying the angle of reflected light, an illusion is created that the ocellar scales are intermittently emitting light, thus providing an explanation of Sanderson’s original account of the lizard 'switch [ing] on its portholes.' Archive 2006-11-01
  • We who are uninitiated in Morecambe and Wise may find the new duo more ham than wise, although still intermittently funny.
  • On the contrary, in calicular sections, several flat dissepiments are intermittently developed directly below the epitheca.
  • From the first voyage of Cartier onwards, Canada was called intermittently New France, and its possibilities were not lost sight of by a few intelligent Frenchmen on account of the fur trade. Pioneers in Canada
  • Several weeks after the completion of his work the office lights would go off and on intermittently.
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