Definition of bursty adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    bursty

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈbɜːsti//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɜːrsti//
     
    (burstier, burstiest)
     
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  1. 1(specialist) used to describe data that is sent in small, sudden groups of signals a bursty connection bursty Internet traffic
  2. 2(informal) occurring at intervals, for short periods of time
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