Definitions for: Discontinuation


[n] the act of discontinuing or breaking off; an interruption (temporary or permanent)



Webster (1913) Definition: Dis`con*tin`u*a"tion, n. [Cf. F.
discontinuation.]
Breach or interruption of continuity; separation of parts in
a connected series; discontinuance.

Upon any discontinuation of parts, made either by
bubbles or by shaking the glass, the whole mercury
falls. --Sir I.
Newton.

Synonyms: discontinuance

Antonyms: continuance, continuation

See Also: conclusion, disfranchisement, disinheritance, dismount, ending, termination

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