adverb see discontinuous

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  • discontinuously — adverb In a discontinuous manner; not continuously …   Wiktionary

  • discontinuously — adv. in an interrupted manner, in a broken manner, intermittently …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • discontinuous — discontinuously, adv. discontinuousness, n. /dis keuhn tin yooh euhs/, adj. 1. not continuous; broken; interrupted; intermittent: a discontinuous chain of mountains; a discontinuous argument. 2. Math. (of a function at a point) not continuous at… …   Universalium

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  • Interruptedly — In ter*rupt ed*ly, adv. With breaks or interruptions; discontinuously. [1913 Webster] {Interruptedly pinnate} (Bot.), pinnate with small leaflets intermixed with large ones. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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