What does CONTINUOUS mean?

Definitions for CONTINUOUS
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Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  1. continuous(Adjective)

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

    a continuous current of electricity

    Etymology: Either via or directly, from .

  2. continuous(Adjective)

    Without intervening space; continued; protracted; extended.

    a continuous line of railroad

    Etymology: Either via or directly, from .

  3. continuous(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: Either via or directly, from .

  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 .

    Etymology: Either via or directly, from .

  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.

    Etymology: Either via or directly, from .

  6. continuous(Adjective)

    Expressing an ongoing action or state.

    Etymology: Either via or directly, from .

Webster Dictionary

  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

How to pronounce CONTINUOUS?

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How to say CONTINUOUS in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CONTINUOUS in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CONTINUOUS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of CONTINUOUS in a Sentence

  1. Hugh Prather:

    To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward in my actions and not from them.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Anger just tears to pieces the human psyche and there is a continuous smile of rage and an endless laugh of despair. A person convulses and cannot stop laughing and then dies spiritually and a new personality is born with an eternal smile of awareness. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Melissa Romero:

    I put together our team. We travel around Florida to race against teams from in state and out of state. when I first started I couldn't paddle more than five minutes at a time. Now I can probably do an hour continuous.

  4. John Dewey:

    The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action.

  5. Black Elk:

    Continuous effort--not strength or intelligence--is the key to unlocking our potential.

Images & Illustrations of CONTINUOUS

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