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er·rat·ic

(ĕ-rat'ik),
1. Synonym(s): eccentric (1)
2. Denoting symptoms that vary in intensity, frequency, or location.
[L. erro, pp. erratus, to wander]

erratic

[irat′ik]
Etymology: L, erraticus, wandering
deviating from the normal but with no apparent fixed course or purpose.

erratic

(ĭ-răt′ĭk) [L. errare, to wander]
Having an unpredictable or fluctuating course or pattern; wandering.

er·rat·ic

(ĕ-rat'ik)
1. Synonym(s): eccentric (1) .
2. Denoting symptoms that vary in intensity, frequency, or location.
[L. erro, pp. erratus, to wander]
References in classic literature ?
She had been scrambling amongst the boulders of the Raven and now found herself, all out of breath, standing amongst the heavy shadows of the rocky islet.
On the little plateau which crowned the barren hill there stood a single giant boulder, and against this boulder there lay a tall man, long-bearded and hard-featured, but of an excessive thinness.
We believe everyone should have access to delicious, organic foods, and our entry into Target brings Boulder Organic soups to more people than ever before," said Boulder Organic Foods CEO Greg Powers.
The first Boulder City real estate listing with lake views is located is in Regatta Pointe.
Stage 6 is an extremely small batch brew currently aging in two oak bourbon barrels," said Tess McFadden, marketing director for the Boulder Beer Company.
Harald attended the University of Colorado at Boulder as an undergraduate and went to the University of Washington for urban planning.
A graduate of the University of Colorado in Boulder with a bachelor's degree in communications, Lewellen has four years of experience with the Boulder Chamber of Commerce.
Visiting with a number of choreographers in the Denver and Boulder areas, it became apparent to me that the single most important concern is the lamentable state of funding for dance.
David Korevaar, University of Colorado at Boulder, College of Music, Campus Box 301, Boulder, CO 80309-0301; (303) 492-6256; korevaar@stripe.
The boulder darter was first seen in the Elk River drainage in 1891 and has never been found in any other river.
Sherry looked at the forest cover in Boulder, a university town of about 100,000 people, and found that during a 2inch rainstorm the city's trees retain 11 million cubic feet of water that would otherwise be lost to runoff.
These strange dynamics may explain the placement of a cluster of house-sized boulders on the asteroid, as well as the varied color and reflectivity of its surface, assert Paul Geissler, Jean-Marc Petit, Richard Greenberg, and their colleagues at the University of Arizona in Tucson.