discontinuous

Definitions of discontinuous
  1. adjective
    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”
    synonyms: noncontinuous
    broken
    not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly
    sporadic
    recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances
    disrupted
    marked by breaks or gaps
    disjunct
    used of distributions, as of statistical or natural populations
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    Antonyms:
    continuous, uninterrupted
    continuing in time or space without interruption
    unbroken
    marked by continuous or uninterrupted extension in space or time or sequence
    around-the-clock, day-and-night, nonstop, round-the-clock
    at all times
    ceaseless, constant, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting
    uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
    continual
    `continual' (meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with `continuous' (meaning without interruption)
    dogging, persisting
    relentless and indefatigable in pursuit or as if in pursuit
    endless
    having the ends united so as to form a continuous whole
    free burning, sustained
    (of an electric arc) continuous
    consecutive, straight
    successive (without a break)
    sustained
    maintained at length without interruption or weakening
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  2. adjective
    of a function or curve; possessing one or more discontinuities
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    Antonyms:
    continuous
    of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity
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