Meaning of DISCONTINUOUS in English

DISCONTINUOUS

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌdis-kən-ˈtin-yə-wəs, -yü-əs ]

adjective

Date: 1718

1.

a.

(1) : not continuous

a discontinuous series of events

(2) : not continued : discrete

discontinuous features of terrain

b. : lacking sequence or coherence

2. : having one or more mathematical discontinuities — used of a variable or a function

• dis·con·tin·u·ous·ly adverb

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