abating for a time or at intervals:
of, relating to, or characterized by a remittent fever.
a remittent fever.
(of a fever or the symptoms of a disease) characterized by periods of diminished severity
remittent re·mit·tent (rĭ-mĭt’nt)
Characterized by temporary abatement in severity. Used especially of diseases.
re·mit’tence or re·mit’ten·cy n.
noun 1. Law. the principle or operation by which a person who enters on an estate by a defective title, and who previously had an earlier and more valid title to it, is adjudged to hold it by the earlier and more valid one. the act of remitting a case to another court for decision. […]
verb (used with object), remitted, remitting. 1. to transmit or send (money, a check, etc.) to a person or place, usually in payment. 2. to refrain from inflicting or enforcing, as a punishment, sentence, etc. 3. to refrain from exacting, as a payment or service. 4. to pardon or forgive (a sin, offense, etc.). 5. […]
verb (used with object), remixed, remixing. 1. to mix again. 2. to mix and re-record the elements of (a musical recording) in a different way. noun 3. a remixed recording. verb (riːˈmɪks) 1. to change the balance and separation of (a recording), usually to emphasize the rhythm section noun (ˈriːˌmɪks) 2. a remixed version of […]
noun 1. a remaining, usually small part, quantity, number, or the like. 2. a fragment or scrap. 3. a small, unsold or unused piece of cloth, lace, etc., as at the end of a bolt. 4. a trace; vestige: remnants of former greatness. adjective 5. remaining; leftover. noun 1. (often pl) a part left over […]