# Discontinuity vs. Interruption — What's the Difference?

## Compare with Definitions

#### Discontinuity

Lack of continuity, logical sequence, or cohesion.
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#### Interruption

To break the continuity or uniformity of
Rain interrupted our baseball game.
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A break or gap.
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#### Interruption

To stop (someone engaged in an activity) by saying or doing something
The baby interrupted me while I was on the phone.
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#### Discontinuity

(Geology) A surface at which seismic wave velocities change.
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#### Interruption

To cause an activity to stop by saying or doing something.
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#### Discontinuity

A point at which a function is defined but is not continuous.
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#### Interruption

A signal to a computer that stops the execution of a running program so that another action can be performed.
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#### Discontinuity

A point at which a function is undefined.
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#### Interruption

A circuit that conveys a signal stopping the execution of a running program.
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#### Discontinuity

A lack of continuity, regularity or sequence; a break or gap.
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#### Interruption

The act of interrupting, or the state of being interrupted.
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#### Discontinuity

(mathematics) A point in the range of a function at which it is undefined or discontinuous.
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#### Interruption

A time interval during which there is a cessation of something.
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#### Discontinuity

(geology) a subterranean interface at which seismic velocities change
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#### Interruption

The act of interrupting, or breaking in upon.
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#### Discontinuity

Want of continuity or cohesion; disunion of parts.
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#### Interruption

The state of being interrupted; a breach or break, caused by the abrupt intervention of something foreign; intervention; interposition.
Lest the interruption of time cause you to lose the idea of one part.
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#### Discontinuity

Lack of connection of continuity
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#### Interruption

Obstruction caused by breaking in upon course, current, progress, or motion; stop; hindrance; as, the author has met with many interruptions in the execution of his work; the speaker or the argument proceeds without interruption.
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#### Interruption

Temporary cessation; intermission; suspension.
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#### Interruption

An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity;
It was presented without commercial breaks
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#### Interruption

Some abrupt occurrence that interrupts;
The telephone is an annoying interruption
There was a break in the action when a player was hurt
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#### Interruption

A time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
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