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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 crane will come on the existing discontinuously stored UIC 60 rail (track width 6000 mm) are used.
Based on the work of Professor David Gordon Wilson at MIT's Heat Transfer Laboratory, MIT was awarded a patent for the concept of rotating the disk or drum discontinuously rather than continuously.
If an eigen mode exists, the disk discontinuously deforms in the direction perpendicular to the disk plane as the temperature is reduced.
Sapphire-bearing layers outcrop discontinuously along three north-northwest trending sections.
A Tsai-Halpin equation has been widely used to predict the modulus of discontinuously reinforced composites (18).
Canwell is the most advanced project within the MAN Property and contains a zone of massive to disseminated mineralization defined discontinuously, near the base of the Canwell mafic-ultramafic intrusion, along a strike length of 400 m.
Note that the transition from no-slip to slip conditions occur discontinuously as indicated by the extensional rate.
15 cm to 2 m) thick, discontinuously exposed along a strike length of approximately 750 ft.
Previous exploration work at Dorlin has identified hydrothermal breccia zones that have been traced discontinuously over a strike length of approximately nine kilometers.
5 kilometres of the Nivre deposit, a significant north-south trending system of mineralized breccias that has been mapped and sampled over a continuous distance of five kilometres and discontinuously over nine kilometres.
The Turk Mine ore body represents a number of parallel, shear hosted bodies that were mined discontinuously, down to 28 level (800 meters or 2,600 feet) below surface drilling targets.