Definitions for continuouskənˈtɪn yu əscon·tin·u·ous

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

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

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

a continuous current of electricity

Without intervening space; continued; protracted; extended.

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.

7. Etymology: Either via or directly, from.

Samuel Johnson's DictionaryRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

Joined together without the intervention of any space.

Etymology: continuus, Latin.

As the breadth of every ring is thus augmented, the dark intervals must be diminished, until the neighbouring rings become continuous, and are blended. Isaac Newton, Opt.

Continuous depth, and wond’rous length of course,
Our floods are rills. James Thomson, Summer, l. 835.

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1. continuous

In mathematics, a function is considered continuous if it does not have any jumps, breaks, or holes. More formally, a function f(x) is continuous at a point x=a if the limit of f(x) as x approaches a is equal to f(a). This means you can draw the graph of the function without lifting your pen from the paper. In a broader sense, in other fields such as physics or biology, continuous can refer to any process or operation that proceeds gradually, smoothly, and without any abrupt changes.

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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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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

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

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. Lira is not only suffering because of Erdogan's continuous criticism of monetary policy. (It) sells off because the current account gap still translates into a sizeable daily financing need, heavy reliance on short-term dollar borrowing makes this balance of payments very volatile. As usual, currency is the first channel to absorb the shocks.

2. The effect will be nine months from there, and in Q2 2016, then we will see some impact if moisture was down in a bad way, you need three continuous months of very dry weather to see any immediate impact.

3. You can see a lot of pollution over parts of Asia that is almost continuous. You can’t really see the ground very well. And those fires in California over the summer, that smoke was pretty extensive. But the predominant thing is you just notice how thin the atmosphere is, how fragile it looks. That combined with these large swabs of pollution is somewhat alarming.

4. Today's sharp rebound came following continuous falls. Markets will fluctuate ahead of FOMC (Fed rates meeting) next week as everyone is waiting for it.

5. Usually there are two types of quantum information processing, there's the qubit type, the digital information processing, and there's continuous variable, a sort of analog type of quantum information. We are trying to combine them.

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Translations for continuous

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

• непрекъснат, продължителен
• অনবচ্ছিন্ন
• continu
• spojitý, nepřetržitý, kontinuální
• stetig, kontinuierlich
• continuo
• pidev
• استمراری, مداوم, بی‌وقفه, پیوسته, مستمر
• jatkuva
• continu, continuel
• sìor
• רציף
• folytonos, folyamatos
• continuo
• به‌رده‌وام
• continuus
• tolydinis
• tāhuhu, rōnaki, ukiuki, mutungakore
• onophoudelijk, aanhoudend, ononderbroken, continu, voortdurend
• contínuo
• neîntrerupt, continuu
• длительный, непрерывный
• kontinuerlig
• devamlı, sürekli

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