Meaning of DISCONTINUOUS in English

DISCONTINUOUS

— discontinuously , adv. — discontinuousness , n.

/dis'keuhn tin"yooh euhs/ , adj.

1. not continuous; broken; interrupted; intermittent: a discontinuous chain of mountains; a discontinuous argument.

2. Math. (of a function at a point) not continuous at the point.

[ 1660-70; discontinuus. See DIS- 1 , CONTINUOUS ]

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