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Meaning of DISCONTINUITY

Pronunciation:  `diskân'tnooitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  lack of connection of continuity
 

DISCONTINUITY is a 13 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Antonyms: continuity
 
 See Also: separation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*con`ti*nu"i*ty\, n.
Want of continuity or cohesion; disunion of parts.
``Discontinuity of surface.'' --Boyle.

 
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