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 (kŏn′tə-no͞o′ĭ-tē, -nyo͞o′-)
n. pl. con·ti·nu·i·ties
1. The state or quality of being continuous.
2. An uninterrupted succession or flow; a coherent whole.
a. A detailed script or scenario consulted to avoid discrepancies from shot to shot in a film, allowing the various scenes to be shot out of order.
b. Spoken matter serving to link parts of a radio or television program so that no break occurs.


n, pl -ties
1. logical sequence, cohesion, or connection
2. a continuous or connected whole
3. (Film) the comprehensive script or scenario of detail and movement in a film or broadcast
4. (Film) the continuous projection of a film, using automatic rewind


(ˌkɒn tnˈu ɪ ti, -tnˈyu)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being continuous.
2. a continuous or connected whole.
3. a motion-picture scenario with all details of the action, dialogue, effects, etc., in order.
4. (on a radio or television program) narration or music that serves as an introduction or transition.
5. Math. the property of a continuous function.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Anglo-French < Latin]




  1. As never ending as a brook —Anon
  2. Bottomless as Hell —Ben Jonson
  3. Bottomless as the foundation of the Universe —Thomas Carlyle
  4. Boundless as the sea —William Shakespeare
  5. Boundless as the wind —Jonathan Swift
  6. (Restaurants) come and go steadily as Bedouin tribesmen —Ed McBain
  7. A constant figure in her life, like a white knight or a black mammy —Julia Whedon
  8. Continued as on an endless escalator —Eleanor Clark
  9. Continuous as an endless circle —Anon
  10. Continuous as the beat of death —Amy Lowell
  11. Continuous as the stars that shine and twinkle on the Milky Way —William Wordsworth

    A variation: “Infinite as the stars”

  12. Endless as prairies —Margaret Atwood
  13. Endless as the line around a circle —Anon
  14. Eternal as mediocrity —James G. Huneker
  15. (She was, for him,) eternal like the seasons —Dorothea Straus
  16. Go on like an eternal flame —Lyn Lifshin
  17. Had gone on like a bad sleep —Jean Stafford
  18. Keeps rolling along like the Big River —John Gross
  19. Lived on like names in a legend —John Hall Wheelock
  20. Numberless as the sands of the desert —American colloquialism

    An equally popular variation is “Numberless as the fish in the sea.”

  21. Steadily as a shell secretes its beating leagues of monotone —Hart Crane
  22. Timeless as a churchyard —Sharon Sheehe Stark
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.continuity - uninterrupted connection or union
coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness - the state of cohering or sticking together
discontinuity - lack of connection or continuity
2.continuity - a detailed script used in making a film in order to avoid discontinuities from shot to shot
playscript, script, book - a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance
3.continuity - the property of a continuous and connected period of time
durability, enduringness, lastingness, strength - permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force; "they advertised the durability of their products"


noun cohesion, flow, connection, sequence, succession, progression, wholeness, interrelationship They want to ensure that standardization of methods and continuity of ideas will be achieved.


Uninterrupted existence or succession:
إتِّصاليإسْتِمْرارِيَّهسِلْسِلَة، سيناريو سينمائي
asistentka režiekontunuitascénářskriptka
órofiî samhengi


A. Ncontinuidad f
B. CPD continuity man/girl N (Cine) → secretario/a m/f de rodaje


[ˌkɒntɪˈnjuːɪti] n
[approach, supply] → continuité f
(CINEMA) (in filming)script mcontinuity announcer nspeaker(ine) m/f, annonceur/euse m/fcontinuity girl n (CINEMA)script-girl f


Kontinuität f; the story lacks continuityder Geschichte fehlt der rote Faden
(Film) → Anschluss m; (Rad) → (verbindende) Ansagen pl


[ˌkɒntɪˈnjuːɪtɪ] ncontinuità (Cine) → (ordine m della) sceneggiatura


(kənˈtinjuː) verb
1. to go on being, doing etc; to last or keep on. She continued to run; They continued running; He will continue in his present job; The noise continued for several hours; The road continues for 150 kilometres.
2. to go on (with) often after a break or pause. He continued his talk after the interval; This story is continued on p.53.
conˈtinual adjective
very frequent; repeated many times. continual interruptions.
conˈtinually adverb
conˌtinuˈation noun
1. the act of continuing, often after a break or pause. the continuation of his studies.
2. something which carries on, especially a further part of a story etc. This is a continuation of what he said last week.
ˌcontiˈnuity (kon-) noun
1. the state of being continuous or logically related. It is important to children to have some continuity in their education.
2. the detailed arrangement of the parts of a story etc for a film script etc.
a continuity girl.
conˈtinuous adjective
joined together, or going on, without interruption. a continuous series; continuous rain; continuous movement.
conˈtinuously adverb
It rained continuously all day.

continual means frequent, again and again.
continuous means non-stop, without interruption.


n. continuidad seguimiento.
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