What does discontinuity mean?

Definitions for discontinuity
ˌdɪs kɒn tnˈu ɪ ti, -ˈyu-dis·con·ti·nu·ity

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discontinuity(noun)

    lack of connection or continuity


  1. discontinuity(Noun)

    a lack of continuity, regularity or sequence; a break or gap

  2. discontinuity(Noun)

    a subterranean interface at which seismic velocities change

  3. discontinuity(Noun)

    a point in the range of a function at which it is undefined or not continuous

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discontinuity(noun)

    want of continuity or cohesion; disunion of parts


  1. Discontinuity

    For Michel Foucault, discontinuity and continuity reflect the flow of history and the fact that some "things are no longer perceived, described, expressed, characterised, classified, and known in the same way" from one era to the next..

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How to say discontinuity in sign language?

  1. discontinuity


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of discontinuity in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of discontinuity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of discontinuity in a Sentence

  1. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Women: One of the most mysterious forces on the planet have had a very profound impact on men since millennia, for they are gifted with an alchemical agent - Discontinuity ~ Any one who encounters their presence gets disconnected with their past, a very life changing experience.”

  2. Paulo Pereira:

    When you have a material currency discontinuity it makes sense to dust off previous M&A analyses and crunch the numbers again.

  3. Matteo Orfini:

    We needed a bit of time, but Ocean Viking has finally been assigned a safe port. Small signs of discontinuity.

Images & Illustrations of discontinuity

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