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synonyms for discontinuous

  • alternate
  • desultory
  • disconnected
  • disjointed
  • disordered
  • fitful
  • gaping
  • inchoate
  • incoherent
  • incohesive
  • interrupted
  • irregular
  • muddled
  • spasmodic
  • unconnected
  • unorganized
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How to use discontinuous in a sentence

Modifications of the system have been adopted for bridges with discontinuous spans.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
They were discontinuous lumps of flesh sharing a common vocabulary, yet not even truly discontinuous.
WARMROBERT SHECKLEY
Only the facts are so discontinuous so far that possibly all our generation can do may be to get 'em called facts.
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
Sterilise these coupled flasks by the discontinuous method, in the usual manner.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
Species are definitely discontinuous, and this is the only discontinuity which Nature shows us.
FORM AND FUNCTIONE. S. (EDWARD STUART) RUSSELL
Space would be composed of points very numerous, but discrete; it would be discontinuous.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE: SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS, THE VALUE OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE AND METHODHENRI POINCAR
Many of them exhibit what is known as "discontinuous distribution," which zoologists are agreed to regard as a sign of antiquity.
THE HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN FAUNAR. F. SCHARFF
M. campestris—the Yellow Wagtail—has a most peculiar discontinuous range.
THE HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN FAUNAR. F. SCHARFF
One only, H. thoracicus—an instance of discontinuous distribution—occurs in Andalusia.
THE HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN FAUNAR. F. SCHARFF
There are a great many instances of discontinuous distribution among Oriental Invertebrates.
THE HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN FAUNAR. F. SCHARFF
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCONTINUOUS

  • detached
  • different
  • disconnected
  • discontinuous
  • distinct
  • diverse
  • separate
  • several
  • unattached
  • various
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