|a.||1.||Not continuous; interrupted; broken off.|
|2.||Exhibiting a dissolution of continuity; gaping.|
|Adj.||1.||discontinuous - of a function or curve; possessing one or more discontinuities|
continuous - of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity
|2.||discontinuous - 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"|
continuous, uninterrupted - continuing in time or space without interruption; "a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans; "a continuous bout of illness lasting six months"; "lived in continuous fear"; "a continuous row of warehouses"; "a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it"; "moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks"