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Definition of Discontinuity


  1. Want of continuity or cohesion; disunion of parts.

Discontinuity Quotations

Numbers are the product of counting. Quantities are the product of measurement. This means that numbers can conceivably be accurate because there is a discontinuity between each integer and the next.
Gregory Bateson

Christianity is a religion of continuity and discontinuity as well. It's about what stays the same and what changes in the twinkling of an eye. Both are necessary truths, but sometimes it's important to accentuate the discontinuity, the sudden leap, the way you go up a tree, Zacchaeus, and come down a saint.
Francis Spufford

Fluidity and discontinuity are central to the reality in which we live.
Mary Catherine Bateson

Certainly, it may bring to light such a deeper knowledge of the structure of matter as to constitute a veritable discontinuity in the progress of science.
Ernest Lawrence

In Detroit, in a city that in many cases the world has rejected, that's where God shows up. Every example in the Gospels where God shows up, it's always when the seas are the stormiest, where there is discontinuity.
Clark Durant
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Discontinuity Translations

discontinuity in German is Unstetigkeit, Unterbrechung
discontinuity in Italian is interruzione
discontinuity in Spanish is interrupcion
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