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Definitions of discontinuous

  1. (mathematics) of a function or curve; possessing one or more discontinuities Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. not continuing without interruption in time or space; "discontinuous applause"; "the landscape was a discontinuous mosaic of fields and forest areas"; "he received a somewhat haphazard and discontinuous schooling" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. of a function or curve; possessing one or more discontinuities Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. Not continuous; interrupted; broken off. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Exhibiting a dissolution of continuity; gaping. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Not continuous; interrupted; broken. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Broken off; interrupted; separated; wide or gaping. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Wanting continuity in space or time, having interstices, intermittent. Hence or cogn. discontinuity n., discontinuously adv. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  9. Not continuous. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
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