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- 1. discontinuous (vs. continuous)
- usage: of a function or curve; possessing one or more discontinuities
- 2. discontinuous (vs. continuous), noncontinuous, disrupted, disjunct, sporadic, broken
- usage: not continuing without interruption in time or space; "discontinuous applause"; "the landscape was a discontinuous mosaic of fields and forest areas"; "he received a somewhat haphazard and discontinuous schooling"
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