Definitions for continuouskənˈtɪn yu əs

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. continuous, uninterrupted(adj)

    continuing in time or space without interruption

    "a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans; "a continuous bout of illness lasting six months"; "lived in continuous fear"; "a continuous row of warehouses"; "a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it"; "moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks"

  2. continuous(adj)

    of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity

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  1. continuous(Adjective)

    Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening time.

    a continuous current of electricity

  2. continuous(Adjective)

    Without intervening space; continued; protracted; extended.

    a continuous line of railroad

  3. continuous(Adjective)

    Not deviating or varying from uniformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.

  4. continuous(Adjective)

    Such that, for every in the domain, for each small open interval about , there's an interval containing whose image is in .

  5. continuous(Adjective)

    Such that each open set in the range has an open preimage.

    Each continuous function from the real line to the rationals is constant, since the rationals are totally disconnected.

  6. continuous(Adjective)

    Expressing an ongoing action or state.

  7. Origin: Either via or directly, from .

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Continuous(adj)

    without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening space or time; uninterrupted; unbroken; continual; unceasing; constant; continued; protracted; extended; as, a continuous line of railroad; a continuous current of electricity

  2. Continuous(adj)

    not deviating or varying from uninformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'continuous' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3715

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'continuous' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3302

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'continuous' in Adjectives Frequency: #484


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