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discontinuation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discontinuation  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  discontinuation 
  n  :  the  act  of  discontinuing  [syn:  {discontinuance}]  [ant:  {continuance}, 
  {continuance}] 




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