Definition of intermittency in US English:

intermittency

noun

  • See intermittent

    • ‘Wind power has to be considered relative to the overall variability of demand and the intermittency of other power generators.’
    • ‘If the intermittency we see now continues, we're going to lose this fish.’
    • ‘It's now been five days or so since Telecom's DSL service began suffering from extensive intermittency and, at times, total outages.’
    • ‘To get around the problem of the intermittency in solar power, solar arrays could be placed where the sun shines 24 hours a day - in space.’
    • ‘Probabilistic transitions are used to model the stochastic behavior of components, such as failure and intermittency.’