Solution of continuity
Continuity Con`ti*nu"i*ty, n.; pl. {Continuities}. [L. continuitas: cf. F. continuit['e]. See {Continuous}.] the state of being continuous; uninterrupted connection or succession; close union of parts; cohesion; as, the continuity of fibers. --Grew. [1913 Webster]

The sight would be tired, if it were attracted by a continuity of glittering objects. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

{Law of continuity} (Math. & Physics), the principle that nothing passes from one state to another without passing through all the intermediate states.

{Solution of continuity}. (Math.) See under {Solution}. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • Solution of continuity — Solution So*lu tion (s[ o]*l[=u] sh[u^]n), n. [OE. solucion, OF. solucion, F. solution, fr. L. solutio, fr. solvere, solutum, to loosen, dissolve. See {Solve}.] 1. The act of separating the parts of any body, or the condition of undergoing a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Law of continuity — Continuity Con ti*nu i*ty, n.; pl. {Continuities}. [L. continuitas: cf. F. continuit[ e]. See {Continuous}.] the state of being continuous; uninterrupted connection or succession; close union of parts; cohesion; as, the continuity of fibers. Grew …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solution — So*lu tion (s[ o]*l[=u] sh[u^]n), n. [OE. solucion, OF. solucion, F. solution, fr. L. solutio, fr. solvere, solutum, to loosen, dissolve. See {Solve}.] 1. The act of separating the parts of any body, or the condition of undergoing a separation of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Continuity — Con ti*nu i*ty, n.; pl. {Continuities}. [L. continuitas: cf. F. continuit[ e]. See {Continuous}.] the state of being continuous; uninterrupted connection or succession; close union of parts; cohesion; as, the continuity of fibers. Grew. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • solution — solutional, adj. /seuh looh sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of solving a problem, question, etc.: The situation is approaching solution. 2. the state of being solved: a problem capable of solution. 3. a particular instance or method of solving; an… …   Universalium

  • solution — 1. The incorporation of a solid, a liquid, or a gas in a liquid or noncrystalline solid resulting in a homogeneous single phase. See dispersion, suspension. 2. Generally, an aqueous s. of a nonvolatile substance. 3 …   Medical dictionary

  • Chemical solution — Solution So*lu tion (s[ o]*l[=u] sh[u^]n), n. [OE. solucion, OF. solucion, F. solution, fr. L. solutio, fr. solvere, solutum, to loosen, dissolve. See {Solve}.] 1. The act of separating the parts of any body, or the condition of undergoing a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fehling's solution — Solution So*lu tion (s[ o]*l[=u] sh[u^]n), n. [OE. solucion, OF. solucion, F. solution, fr. L. solutio, fr. solvere, solutum, to loosen, dissolve. See {Solve}.] 1. The act of separating the parts of any body, or the condition of undergoing a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heavy solution — Solution So*lu tion (s[ o]*l[=u] sh[u^]n), n. [OE. solucion, OF. solucion, F. solution, fr. L. solutio, fr. solvere, solutum, to loosen, dissolve. See {Solve}.] 1. The act of separating the parts of any body, or the condition of undergoing a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Klein solution — Solution So*lu tion (s[ o]*l[=u] sh[u^]n), n. [OE. solucion, OF. solucion, F. solution, fr. L. solutio, fr. solvere, solutum, to loosen, dissolve. See {Solve}.] 1. The act of separating the parts of any body, or the condition of undergoing a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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