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(in'tĕr-mit'),
To cease for a time.
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This may result, for each intermitting transition state, in a dampening of any slurry acceleration or deceleration.
With discussions on-going, the preliminary hearing of the independent commission has been adjourned until next week, with the 16 lever arch files containing the aforementioned documents being read-over in the intermitting period by the commission members while an agreement over a rider amnesty will seen to be approved by WADA, USADA and UCI.
In his Enquiry, Burke characterized "excessive loudness," "suddenness," and "intermitting" sound as productive of sublime terror: "A low, tremulous, intermitting sound [.
Variable noise is noise with variation higher than 5 dBA and constantly changing, intermitting or pulsating and it is assessed by the reciprocal and max sound levels as it is indicated in the document LST ISO 1996-1:2005 Akustika.
Men, or squads of men, who commit hostilities, whether by fighting, or inroads for destruction or plunder, or by raids of any kind, without commission, without being part and portion of the organized hostile army, and without sharing continuously in the war, but who do so with intermitting returns to their homes and avocations, or with the occasional assumption of the semblance of peaceful pursuits, divesting themselves of the character or appearance of soldiers--such men, or squads of men, are not public enemies, and, therefore, if captured, are not entitled to the privileges of prisoners of war, but shall be treated summarily as highway robbers or pirates.