Definition of discontinuity
1 : lack of continuity or cohesion
2 : gap 5
3a : the property of being not mathematically continuous a point of discontinuityb : an instance of being not mathematically continuous; especially : a value of an independent variable at which a function is not continuous
Examples of discontinuity in a sentence
There is a sense of discontinuity between the book's chapters.
microscopic discontinuities in the connecting wires
First Known Use of discontinuity
DISCONTINUITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of discontinuity for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of not being continuous : lack of continuity
: a change or break in a process
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