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Discontinuous

1. Not continuous; interrupted; broken off. A path that is zigzag, discontinuous, and intersected at every turn by human negligence. (De Quincey)

2. Exhibiting a dissolution of continuity; gaping. Discontinuous wound.

(Science: mathematics) discontinuous function, a function which for certain values or between certain values of the variable does not vary continuously as the variable increases. The discontinuity may, for example, consist of an abrupt change in the value of the function, or an abrupt change in its law of variation, or the function may become imaginary.


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Effects of variation in Flicker Fusion Thresholds (vision)

... why, and then assume that they can for the sake of the above question. Bonus Question: Can the concept of FFR be applied to other senses? E.g a discontinuous sound which sounds continuous, or a vibration that has a frequency high enough to feel still.

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by NMLevesque
Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:47 pm
 
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Theories - Origin of Life

... The paper then goes on to examine these 4 stages in connection with the stickleback. 1) continuous variation without reproductive isolation 2) discontinuous variation with minor reproductive isolation 3) strong, but reversible, reproductive isolation 4) strong and irreversible reproductive ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:41 am
 
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Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... The paper then goes on to examine these 4 stages in connection with the stickleback. 1) continuous variation without reproductive isolation 2) discontinuous variation with minor reproductive isolation 3) strong, but reversible, reproductive isolation 4) strong and irreversible reproductive ...

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by scottie
Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:12 pm
 
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Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Method preventing illnesses in the progeny

... and destruction, integration and disintegration), and so on. In nature, there is the relationship and such phenomena as: Finite and infinite; Discontinuous and continuous; Centrifugal and centripetal; Ideal and real; The divine and the diabolical; The holy and the sinful; Spin and invariance; ...

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by valentindolzhenko
Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:26 pm
 
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Topic: Method preventing illnesses in the progeny
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Re: Year 12 exam help

Continuous and discontinuous structures have no meaning in evolutionary biology. They have only been offered as options for those who need to guess at the answer.

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by Gavin
Fri Oct 28, 2011 2:49 am
 
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Topic: Year 12 exam help
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