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"
of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity
Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening time.
a continuous current of electricity
Without intervening space; continued; protracted; extended.
a continuous line of railroad
Not deviating or varying from uniformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.
Such that, for every in the domain, for each small open interval about , there's an interval containing whose image is in .
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.
Expressing an ongoing action or state.
Origin: Either via or directly, from .
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
not deviating or varying from uninformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated
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Rank popularity for the word 'continuous' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3715
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'continuous' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3302
Rank popularity for the word 'continuous' in Adjectives Frequency: #484
The numerical value of continuous in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of continuous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of continuous in a Sentence
There will be a continuous effort to unravel everything.
Continuous effort is the key to unlocking our potential.
Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.
There is no summit in art; there is only continuous climbing!
One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.
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Translations for continuous
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- непрекъснат, продължителенBulgarian
- continuCatalan, Valencian
- kontinuální, nepřetržitý, spojitýCzech
- stetig, kontinuierlichGerman
- استمراری, پیوسته, مستمر, بیوقفه, مداومPersian
- continu, continuelFrench
- sìorScottish Gaelic
- folytonos, folyamatosHungarian
- tāhuhu, ukiuki, mutungakore, rōnakiMāori
- ononderbroken, continu, onophoudelijk, voortdurend, aanhoudendDutch
- continuu, neîntreruptRomanian
- непрерывный, длительныйRussian
- sürekli, devamlıTurkish
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