HyperDic: continuous

English > 2 senses of the word continuous:
ADJECTIVEallcontinuous, uninterruptedcontinuing in time or space without interruption
allcontinuousof a function or curve
continuous > pronunciation
Soundskahntih'nyuwahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > continuous: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningContinuing in time or space without interruption.
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymuninterrupted
Attribute ofcontinuity, persistenceThe property of a continuous and connected period of time
Narroweraround-the-clock, day-and-night, nonstop, round-the-clockAt all times
ceaseless, constant, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremittinguninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
continual'continual'(meaning / meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with 'continuous'(meaning / meaning without interruption)
dogging, persistingrelentless and indefatigable in pursuit or as if in pursuit
endlessHaving the ends united so as to form a continuous whole
free burning, sustained(of an electric arc) continuous
straight, consecutivesuccessive (without a break)
sustainedMaintained at length without interruption / interruption or weakening
See alsounbrokenmarked by continuous or uninterrupted extension in space or time or sequence / sequence
Oppositediscontinuous, noncontinuousnot continuing without interruption / interruption in time or space
Spanishcontinuo, incesante, ininterrumpido, permanente
Catalanininterromput
Nounscontinuitythe property of a continuous and connected period of time
continuityuninterrupted connection or union
continuousnessthe quality of something that continues without end or interruption
continuuma continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct or distinguishable from adjacent parts
Adverbscontinuouslywith unflagging resolve
English > continuous: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity.
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
OppositediscontinuousOf a function or curve
Spanishcontinuo
Catalancontinu
Nounscontinuityuninterrupted connection or union
continuuma continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct or distinguishable from adjacent parts
Adverbscontinuouslyat every point

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