discontinuity

[ dis-kon-tn-oo-i-tee, -yoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF discontinuity
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This discontinuity of area must be taken along with two other facts.

At any rate, it is somewhat above this discontinuity that magma is formed.

The discontinuity of farm objects on hand virtually rules out the telling of a coherent and complete history of agriculture.

This causes an 'area of discontinuity of flow', or eddy, which results in 'negative pressure', causing an upward suction.

In either case, however, there has been displacement; and the displacement is the inference from the discontinuity.

When is it that we pass judgment on the discontinuity and incoherence between our successive dreams?

Exterior limitability and interior divisibility result equally from the possibility of discontinuity.

But the inspection of these changes gives us no right to believe that there has been any discontinuity in natural processes.

Discontinuity of moisture is the cause of deserts, just as continuity is the necessary condition of forest growth.

This conclusion, which implies great breaks or discontinuity in the series, appears to me improbable in the highest degree.

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