What does continuous mean?

Definitions for continuous
kənˈtɪn yu əscon·tin·u·ous

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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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say continuous in sign language?

  1. continuous

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. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

    It is deeply disturbing that the initial steps of the talks have been undermined by the continuous lack of sufficient humanitarian access, and by a sudden increase of aerial bombings and military activities within Syria.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Dare to ask questions whenever you are not clarified. Never feel too wise or too educated to learn something new from someone else or others. For, you don't know it all and you will never know it all. Yes! learning is meant to be a continuous process. -Emeasoba George

  3. Collin Anderson:

    We see instances in which people ... are targeted prior to their arrest, we see a continuous alignment across these actions.

  4. Aneurin Bevan:

    I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.

  5. Maureen Monaghan:

    Presenting real world comparisons of costs for using primary care or emergency care without insurance vs. with insurance could help young adults see the value of maintaining continuous health insurance.

Images & Illustrations of continuous

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