Meaning of discontinuity
Pronunciation: (dis"kon-tn-'i-tē, -y'-), [key]
— pl. -ties.
- lack of continuity; irregularity: The plot of the book was marred by discontinuity.
- a break or gap: The surface of the moon is characterized by major discontinuities.
- a point at which a function is not continuous.
- a zone deep within the earth where the velocity of earthquake waves changes radically.
- discontinuity (Thesaurus)