intermittently intermittently  /ˌɪn tər ˈmɪ tənt li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an intermittent manner

Usage(s):

  1. Despite government attempts to censor it, the sex diary is so popular that Li's pen name is intermittently the most searched keyword on China's top search engine.
  2. Obama is not the only candidate to wear the pin intermittently.
  3. Despite government attempts to censor it, the sex diary is so popular that Li's pen name is intermittently the most searched keyword on China's top search engine.

News

  1. Colombia, FARC rebels open new round of peace talks in Cuba

    By Jeff Franks HAVANA (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist-led FARC rebels opened their latest round of peace talks with the government on Tuesday with a proposal to delay elections scheduled for 2014 by a year, which the government quickly rejected. The two sides have been meeting in Havana intermittently since November, trying to end a nearly half century-long conflict in which at least 100,000 ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Newly crowned Miss Iowa hopes to advocate for people with disabilities

    Nicole Kelly, the newly crowned Miss Iowa, plans to use her title to help advocate for people with disabilities, reports the DesMoines Register. Kelly, 23, was born without her left forearm, according to her biography at MissIowa.com (note: site has been intermittently down). Photos can be viewed at the Miss Iowa Facebook page. After winning [...]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Upbeat via Yahoo! News

  3. GC announces intermittent road closure in the Barton/Movella Community

    George County will intermittently close a section of Beesley Road in the Barton/Movella Community starting Tuesday, June 11 for road and bridge repairs. Severe weather Tuesday morning pushed the beginning of repair work back one day.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WLOX-TV Biloxi

Quotes

  1. "It's a book that I read for the first time in high school, really, really liked and have been reading fairly consistently over the years," Tierney said. "I would read it intermittently, and by the time I sat down to write it (the script) I...
    on Feb 17, 2010 By: Jacob Tierney Source: Winnipeg Free Press

  2. "Because of the legal travails that I had, I spent a lot of time intermittently speaking with lawyers," Black said. "You never know exactly when they're going to phone, so I find, it's the absolutely perfect occupation in that kind of a...
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Conrad Black Source: 940 News

  3. "It was a great couple of years of intermittently reminding people old and new, far and wide, just how powerful the original four of us were together," says Burnham, who's about to start work on his doctorate.
    on May 9, 2008 By: Hugo Burnham Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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