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noncontinuous

(ˌnɒnkənˈtɪnjʊəs)
adj
not continuous; interrupted
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Adj.1.noncontinuous - not continuing without interruption in time or space; "discontinuous applause"; "the landscape was a discontinuous mosaic of fields and forest areas"; "he received a somewhat haphazard and discontinuous schooling"
broken - not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly; "broken lines of defense"; "a broken cable transmission"; "broken sleep"; "tear off the stub above the broken line"; "a broken note"; "broken sobs"
sporadic - recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances; "a city subjected to sporadic bombing raids"
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Of 2,246 IPD cases, 1,017 (45%) were matched to Medicare beneficiaries, and 699 were included in the analysis after those with noncontinuous enrollment in Medicare, long-term care residence, and missing census tract data were excluded.
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And the amorphous phase becomes noncontinuous. Similarly, the samples crystallized at 140[degrees]C and 145[degrees]C represent even larger spherulites.
* Pulsed transfer is midway between spray transfer and dip transfer mechanism, which can be too 'cold' (due to noncontinuous arcing, the arc effectively 'goes out' between each melting cycle).
Comparison between values at the baseline and those at 3 months after treatment was performed by paired t-test and Wilcoxon's test for continuous and noncontinuous variables respectively.
The DG methods allow the solution to be noncontinuous across the element interfaces.
Noncontinuous variables were assessed as frequencies and tested using Fisher's exact test, respectively.
Particle Flow Code in 2 Dimensions is based on Newton's second law to describe the interaction between particles in the rock mass and the relative motion of particles, and the discrete element method is used to solve the solution by using a noncontinuous numerical method.
However, such a constraint is nondifferentiable and noncontinuous with respect to the loss function which would render DNN parameter optimization using gradient descent algorithms unfeasible.
The noncontinuous medium of the rockmass with greater scale can be deemed as an equivalent continuous medium.
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