Meaning of intermit

in•ter•mit

Pronunciation: (in"tur-mit'), [key]
— v., -mit•ted, -mit•ting.
—v.t.
  1. to discontinue temporarily; suspend.
—v.i.
  1. to stop or pause at intervals; be intermittent.
  2. to cease, stop, or break off operations for a time.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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