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intermittency

[‚in·tər′mit·ən·sē]
(physics)
The alternation in time of a dynamical system between nearly periodic and chaotic behavior.
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For contextual and theoretical grounding, Puri draws upon both Proust notion of "intermittence" from his A la recherche du temps perdu and Vincent d'Indy's idea of "synthetic unity" from the second book of his Cours de composition musicale.
The fragment or the trace is also indelibly etched into a Barthesian erotics of reading where intermittence (either the hint of a presence not present, or a fragment that lures to a supplement) acts as the foci of desire (both sexual and textual): "Is not the most erotic portion of a body where the garment gapes?
Table 1 Factors Influencing the Stress Response Stressor type Processive (neurogenic or psychogenic) Systemic (immune insults) Stressor characteristics Controllability Predictability Ambiguity/uncertainty Chronicity Intermittence Organismic variables Genetics Age Sex Experiential variables Previous stressor experiences (sensitization) Early life events (maternal factors, trauma) Resource characteristics Personal characteristics Coping skills Self-esteem Self-efficacy Personality (hardiness, optimism, neuroticism) And others Social characteristics Social support (perceptions) Attachment (bonding) SOURCE: Adapted from Anisman and Matheson 2005.
Because there is no intermittence between crises, it is hard to pick which incident teaches us a lesson.
Such a short-run policy leads investment in renewables to be suboptimal: investors do not trust climate change policies since they are worried about the intermittence on the flow of financial support to renewables, as it has happened so far.
The National Assembly and Senate would resume proceedings Wednesday after intermittence of one day, May 01.
[I]t is intermittence, as psychoanalysis has so rightly stated, that is erotic: the intermittence of skin flashing between two articles of clothing (trousers and sweater), between two edges (the open-necked shirt, the glove and the sleeve); it is this flash itself which seduces, or rather, the staging of an appearance as disappearance.
Winnings clusters (several bars together) and losses clusters (blocks of empty space) are observed, as well as moments of intermittence of wins and losses.
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To make renewables work on a large scale, the grid needs to accommodate the intermittence of solar and wind power to the grid via smart technologies.
In response, Dr Cornforth's team at the REIF is researching the challenge of how to best couple the intermittence or variability of renewable energy into the grid without disturbing the 'finely balanced' grid system.