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in·ter·mit·tence

, intermittency (in'tĕr-mit'ens, -en-sē),
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 of activity of a disease.

intermittence

(ĭn″tĕr-mĭt′ĕns) [″ + mittere, to send]
1. A condition marked by intermissions in the course of a disease or of a process.
2. A loss of one or more pulse beats.
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This is the era destined to the intermittence of a language unburdened of words and dispossessed, the silent halt of that to which without obligation one must nonetheless answer.
A collage of classical music accompanies Roland Petit's epic Proust ou les intermittences du coeur.
Nuclear energy would provide the 'basic charge' to the electrical network all the time, compensating the intermittence of solar and/or eolic sources.
it is intermittence, as psychoanalysis has so rightly stated, which is erotic: the intermittence of skin flashing between two articles of clothing (trousers and sweater), between two edges (the open-necked shirt, the glove and the sleeve); it is this flash itself which seduces, or rather: the staging of an appearance-as-disappearance.
Solar cells' and windpower's variation with night and weather is no different from the intermittence of coal and nuclear plants, except that it affects less capacity at once, more briefly; far more predictably, and is no harder and probably easier and cheaper to manage.
Solar power's intermittence, as compared to the easily controllable nature of power plants, poses complications for utilities like PSNH.
Happiness's discontinuity--its ecstatic discombobulation, as well as its intermittence and return: He found examples of it everywhere, glinting--gliterature.
IFD systems have the capacity to test for intermittence in most electrical components in the aircraft.
The International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) is a brief measure assessing urinary frequency, nocturia, weak urinary stream, hesitancy, intermittence, incomplete emptying and urinary urgency.[sup.19] This instrument has demonstrated strong test-retest reliability (r = 0.87), internal consistency (Cronbach's alpha = 0.85) and inter-rater reliability.[sup.19,20]
Pere de famille seulement par intermittence, il est souvent sur les routes a donner des concerts, de la grange d'un village du Sud au Carnegie Hall au firmament de sa gloire.
At 3Dtechniques reconstruction of an intratumoral vascular network in dynamics depression of total of vessels was observed, their more correct branching, absence of randomness and intermittence of their course became perceptible.
[...]; it is intermittence, as psychoanalysis has so righlty stated, which is erotic: the intermittence of skin flashing between two articles of clothing (trousers and sweater), between two edges (the open-necked shirt, the glove and the sleeve); it is this flash itself which seduces, or rather: the staging of an appearance-as-disappearance (10).