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Definitions of intermission

  1. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of suspending activity temporarily Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Intervention; interposition. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The act or the state of intermitting; the state of being neglected or disused; disuse; discontinuance. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Cessation for a time; an intervening period of time; an interval; a temporary pause; as, to labor without intermission; an intermission of ten minutes. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The temporary cessation or subsidence of a fever; the space of time between the paroxysms of a disease. Intermission is an entire cessation, as distinguished from remission, or abatement of fever. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. The temporary cessation or subsidence of a fever; the space of time between the paroxysms of a disease. is an entire cessation, as distinguished from remission, or abatement of fever. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Interruption; short break. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. 1. A temporary cessation of symptoms or of any action. 2. An interval between two paroxysms of a disease, such as malaria. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  10. Period of temporary relaxation of a disease. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  11. Act of intermitting: interval: pause. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Temporary cessation; a recess; interval. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Intermissive. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Cessation for a time; interval; pause; the temporary cessation or subsidence of a fever. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. Cessation for a time; pause; temporary interruption. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. The interval which occurs between two paroxysms of an intermittent or other disease- during which the patient is almost in his natural state. There is said to be intermission of the pulse, when, in a given number of pulsations, one or more may be wanting. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  17. [Latin] An interval, especially an interval of rest; in pathology, the period between two paroxysms m the course of a disease; especially, a period during which the patient is to all appearances free from the symptoms of the disease. na
  18. Pause, cessation, esp. without i. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  19. Period between two paroxysms or recurrences; temporary cessation. American pocket medical dictionary.
  20. n. [Latin] Cessation for a time; an intervening period of time; a temporary pause ; —the temporary cessation or subsidence of a fever;—interruption; interval; pause; stop; rest. Cabinet Dictionary
  21. Cessation for a time, pause, intermediate stop; intervenient time; state of being intermitted; the space between the paroxisms of a fever. Complete Dictionary
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