1. An intermittent fever or disease.


  1. Stopping and starting at intervals; coming after a particular time span; not steady or constant
    The day was cloudy with intermittent rain.
    Intermittent bugs are most difficult to reproduce.
  2. Existing only for certain seasons; that is, being dry for part of the year.
    The area has many intermittent lakes and streams.

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