intermittent light

intermittent light

[¦in·tər¦mit·ənt ′līt]
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In marine operations, a light having equal periods of light and darkness.
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In his state of physical fatigue, details merged themselves in the vaster prospect, of which the flying gloom and the intermittent lights of lamp-posts and private houses were the outward token, but he never lost his sense of walking in the direction of Katharine's house.
It added Davao Region will continue to experience cloudy to very cloudy skies with scattered and intermittent light to moderate rainshowers.
The province of Pangasinan and Laoag City in Ilocos Norte suspended classes from preschool to senior high school on Tuesday due to the expected intermittent light to heavy rains brought about by tropical depression (TD) Jenny.
MIRPURKHAS: Intermittent light rain, strong winds and thunderstorm hit Mirpurkhas and its adjoining areas including Mirwah Gorchani, Digri, Jhuddo, Tando Jan Mohammad, Naokot, Kot Ghulam Mohammad, Sindhri, Jhilori, Phuladiyyoon, Hingorno and Khaan towns late on Thursday night and continued on Friday.
MIRPUR (AJK) -- With light rains continued to occur in most parts of the Kashmir Valley, the Meteorological department on Thursday said that intermittent light to moderate rainfall will continue to occur in the Valley for next couple of days, says a report reaching here Thursday evening from across the line of control.
Dubai: Intermittent light to heavy rain is expected across the UAE until Sunday, the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) said on its official Twitter account on Tuesday.
Intermittent light rain turned weather chilly in Mirpurkhas and adjoining areas on Friday.
LAHORE -- Continuing intermittent light rain in the provincial capital and its suburban areas with strong chilly winds on Thursday brought the mercury further down and turned the weather cold.
The rest of Luzon will likely have cloudy skies with occasional to intermittent light to moderate rains, becoming at times heavy in the western side of Central Luzon due to the southwest monsoon.
The intermittent light of the firefly can function something like an inkblot test, I learned.

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