discontinuity

  • 1 Discontinuity — may refer to: Discontinuity (casting), a harmless irregularity in a casting Discontinuity (Geotechnical engineering) in geotechnics is a plane or surface marking a change in physical or chemical properties in a soil or rock mass Discontinuity… …

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  • 2 Discontinuity — Dis*con ti*nu i*ty, n. Want of continuity or cohesion; disunion of parts. Discontinuity of surface. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Discontinuity — Discontinuity. См. Нарушение сплошности. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 4 discontinuity — index anacoluthon, deviation, difference, disturbance, hiatus, incoherence, irregularity, non sequitur …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 discontinuity — [dis΄kän tə no͞o′ə tē, dis kän tənyo͞o′ə tē] n. pl. discontinuities [ML discontinuitas: see DISCONTINUE & ITY] 1. lack of continuity or logical sequence 2. a gap or break 3. Math. a value of the independent variable x of a mathematical function… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Discontinuity — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Interrupted sequence. < N PARAG:Discontinuity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 discontinuity discontinuity Sgm: N 1 disjunction disjunction &c. 44 Sgm: N 1 anacoluthon anacoluthon Sgm: N 1 interruption interruption break… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 7 discontinuity — dis|con|ti|nu|i|ty [ˌdıskɔntıˈnju:ıti US ka:ntıˈnu: ] n plural discontinuities 1.) a sudden change or pause in a process discontinuity between ▪ the policy discontinuities between the present and previous governments 2.) [U] when a process is not …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 discontinuity — [[t]dɪ̱skɒ̱ntɪnju͟ːɪti, AM nu͟ː [/t]] discontinuities N VAR Discontinuity in a process is a lack of smooth or continuous development. [FORMAL] The text is good in parts, but suffers from discontinuity... There may appear to be discontinuities… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 discontinuity — UK [ˌdɪskɒntɪˈnjuːətɪ] / US [ˌdɪskɑntɪˈnuətɪ] noun Word forms discontinuity : singular discontinuity plural discontinuities formal a) [countable] a break in a process that is continuous except for this b) [uncountable] the state of not being… …

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  • 10 discontinuity — noun Date: 1570 1. lack of continuity or cohesion 2. gap 5 3. a. the property of being not mathematically continuous < a point of discontinuity > b. an instance of …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 discontinuity — /dis kon tn ooh i tee, yooh /, n., pl. discontinuities. 1. lack of continuity; irregularity: The plot of the book was marred by discontinuity. 2. a break or gap: The surface of the moon is characterized by major discontinuities. 3. Math. a point… …

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  • 12 discontinuity — netolydumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. discontinuity vok. Diskontinuität, f; Unstetigkeit, f rus. разрывность, f pranc. discontinuité, f …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 13 discontinuity — discontinuous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having intervals or gaps; not continuous. DERIVATIVES discontinuity noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 discontinuity — 1) an interruption; an obstacle to a stream continuum 2) check (a mark on a scale or other hard structure used for aging, caused by cessation of growth and absorption of deposited material due to spawning (hence a spawning check), injury, disease …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 15 discontinuity — noun a) a lack of continuity, regularity or sequence; a break or gap b) a subterranean interface at which seismic velocities change …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 discontinuity —    1. A point where a mathematical function becomes nondefined [16].    2. An unconformity in which the bedding planes above and below the break are basically parallel, indicating a significant hiatus in the orderly sequence of sedimentary rocks …

    Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • 17 discontinuity — Synonyms and related words: Doppler effect, about face, abstraction, accommodation, adaptation, adjustment, alienation, alteration, amelioration, apostasy, arrearage, arrhythmia, betterment, breach, break, brokenness, caesura, capriciousness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 discontinuity — Смотри Несплошности …

    Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • 19 discontinuity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A cessation of continuity or regularity: break, discontinuance, discontinuation, disruption, interruption, pause, suspension. See CONTINUE …

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  • 20 discontinuity —    [ stratigraphy ]    Any interruption in sedimentation, whatever its cause or length, usually a manifestation of nondeposition and accompanying erosion; an unconformity.    GG …

    Glossary of landform and geologic terms