jump discontinuity

noun Mathematics.
a discontinuity of a function at a point where the function has finite, but unequal, limits as the independent variable approaches the point from the left and from the right. Compare jump ( def 52 ).
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For example, parametric space meshing algorithms must account for the jump discontinuity along a periodic boundary.
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