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discontinuous

Maths (of a function or curve) changing suddenly in value for one or more values of the variable or at one or more points
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The conference is held every two or three years, and since the first in 1995 has expanded beyond the initial concern with the discontinuous deformation analysis method to encompass the discontinuous numerical methods and coupling techniques with other numerical approaches for mechanics and engineering in the earth sciences.
4 the development of the particle size as a function of the dispersion time for the discontinuous (laboratory scale) and the continuous ultrasonic dispersion process (scaling up), using an amplitude of 100%, is displayed.
Finally, we define the space of discontinuous piecewise polynomial functions
That was rejected by airport bosses Peel Holdings, but resentment remains over the handling agent's decision to ban employees from returning to work on discontinuous days of action, and to withhold pay.
E[acute accent]IHB's Web services foundation preserves the core data and business logic within applications, supporting the extension and continued value of existing legacy IT systems and applications, thereby avoiding discontinuous change and or rewriting of software, and disruptions to critical clinical or administrative functions.
Submerged for twenty-odd years, its aspect has changed: the stones are completely covered with crystallized salt and the dirt between them has eroded so that at first glance the once solid promontory evokes a discontinuous ribbon of frost.
Mindspeed has an extensive wireless voice heritage and has made significant contributions to developing industry standards including the discontinuous transmission (DTX) of speech in CDMA2000(R) systems, as well as GSM AMR technology resulting in the 3GPP AMR-NB codec for W-CDMA networks.
The technology can be applied to all types of nonlinear distortion (static, dynamic, continuous, discontinuous, distortion with memory effects) that degrade the performance of data conversion and communications system architectures.
GSM radio interface: TDMA and FDMA GSM frequency bands limitations of the radio interface speech processing, including hybrid vocoders and the application of Forward Error Correction (FEC) reasons for controlling a mobiles transmit power and advantages of discontinuous transmission.
The tones in the foreground are binary, an unvarying alternation of white and black, whereas the background is all half tints and grisaille and some discontinuous forms and a hint of red blushing across the upper-left-hand segment, like an earth color underlying a faded fresco.
Toward the end of her book, even she confesses that her argument has been "advanced in a somewhat tortuous and discontinuous manner.
Continuous production processes allow mostly an easier process control and are superior, in the majority of cases, to the discontinuous ones.