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continuous vs. discontinuous
[ kuhn-tin-yoo-uhs ]
- uninterrupted in time; without cessation: continuous coughing during the concert.
- being in immediate connection or spatial relationship: a continuous series of blasts; a continuous row of warehouses.
- progressive (def. 8).
[ dis-kuhn-tin-yoo-uhs ]
- not continuous; broken; interrupted; intermittent: a discontinuous chain of mountains; a discontinuous argument.
- (of a function at a point) not continuous at the point.