Definition of Discontinuity. Meaning of Discontinuity. Synonyms of Discontinuity

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Definition of Discontinuity

Discontinuity
Discontinuity Dis*con`ti*nu"i*ty, n. Want of continuity or cohesion; disunion of parts. ``Discontinuity of surface.' --Boyle.

Meaning of Discontinuity from wikipedia

- Discontinuity may refer to: Discontinuity (casting), an interruption in the normal physical structure or configuration of an article Discontinuity (geotechnical...
- The Mohorovičić discontinuity /moʊhoʊˈroʊviːtʃɪtʃ/, moh-hoh-ROH-veech-itch, (Croatian pronunciation: [moxorôʋiːt͡ʃit͡ɕ]), usually referred to as the Moho...
- point in its domain, one says that it has a discontinuity there. The set of all points of discontinuity of a function may be a discrete set, a dense...
- The Conrad discontinuity corresponds to the sub-horizontal boundary in continental crust at which the seismic wave velocity increases in a discontinuous...
- The Gutenberg discontinuity occurs within Earth's interior at a depth of about 2,900 km (1,800 mi) below the surface, where there is an abrupt change...
- political science, epidemiology, and related disciplines, a regression discontinuity design (RDD) is a quasi-experimental pretest-posttest design that elicits...
- The Lehmann discontinuity is an abrupt increase of P-wave and S-wave velocities at the depth of 5,200 km (3,200 mi), discovered by seismologist Inge Lehmann...
- estimated that sima starts about 11 km below the Conrad discontinuity (a second order discontinuity). The uppermost mantle together with the crust constitutes...
- A discontinuity in geotechnical engineering (in geotechnical literature often denoted by joint) is a plane or surface that marks a change in physical...
- absorption discontinuity or absorption limit is a sharp discontinuity in the absorption spectrum of a substance. These discontinuities occur at wavelengths...
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