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. Richard Clarke:

    We did find that certain aspects of our culture have, at times, set conditions favorable for inappropriate behavior, nearly twenty years of continuous conflict have imbalanced that culture to favor force employment and mission accomplishment over the routine activities that ensure leadership, accountability, and discipline.

  2. Alberto Carvalho:

    In the last quarter we demonstrated how effective they can be, continuous remote education without necessarily forcing all students into the same building at the same time.

  3. Yao Yudong:

    We think the issuance of, and continuous improvement in eSDR can help establish a new cross-border payment and settlement system using a super-sovereign currency, thus easing flaws in the traditional monetary system.

  4. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon:

    Neither the operational effectiveness of our continuous at sea deterrent nor the safety of our submariners or members of the public have been compromised.

  5. Melissa Hanham:

    North Korea used heavy video editing to cover over this fact, they used different camera angles and editing to make it appear that the launch was several continuous launches, but played side by side you can see that it is the same event.

Images & Illustrations of CONTINUOUS

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