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con·tin·u·ous

 (kən-tĭn′yo͞o-əs)
adj.
1. Uninterrupted in time, sequence, substance, or extent. See Synonyms at continual.
2. Attached together in repeated units: a continuous form fed into a printer.
3. Mathematics
a. Of or relating to a line or curve that extends without a break or irregularity.
b. Of or relating to a function between two topological spaces such that the preimage of any open set in the range is an open set in the domain.

[From Latin continuus; see continue.]

con·tin′u·ous·ly adv.
con·tin′u·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.continuously - at every point; "The function is continuously differentiable"
2.continuously - with unflagging resolvecontinuously - with unflagging resolve; "dance inspires him ceaselessly to strive higher and higher toward the shining pinnacle of perfection that is the goal of every artiste"
Translations
بِاستِمرار، بِصورَة مُتَواصِلَه
nepřetržitě
konstantuafbrudt
sleitulaust
neprestano

continuously

[kənˈtɪnjʊəslɪ] ADVcontinuamente

continuously

[kənˈtɪnjʊəsli] adv
(= repeatedly) → continuellement
(= uninterruptedly) → sans interruptioncontinuous performance n (CINEMA)séance f permanentecontinuous stationery (COMPUTING) npapier m en continu

continuously

adv (= repeatedly)dauernd, ständig, kontinuierlich (geh); (= ceaselessly)ununterbrochen; rise, movestetig, gleichmäßig

continuously

[kənˈtɪnjʊəslɪ] adv (unceasingly) → in continuazione; (uninterruptedly) → ininterrottamente

continue

(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.
adjective
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.
References in classic literature ?
He took her arm and led her away, looking anxiously and continuously down into her face.
and of the months he had continuously passed at Bly, which, added up, made a formidable stretch.
One way and another, it has begotten events so remarkable in themselves, and so continuously momentous in their sequential issues, that whaling may well be regarded as that Egyptian mother, who bore offspring themselves pregnant from her womb.
Over such a road as this our senator went stumbling along, making moral reflections as continuously as under the circumstances could be expected,--the carriage proceeding along much as follows,--bump
I listened undisturbed to a piece of music that was fifteen minutes long--always expecting some tardy ticket-holders to come crowding past my knees, and being continuously and pleasantly disappointed--but when the last note was struck, here came the stream again.
I heard the rain still beating continuously on the staircase window, and the wind howling in the grove behind the hall; I grew by degrees cold as a stone, and then my courage sank.
After a few dull efforts to get to sleep again, which the man dexterously combated by stirring the fire continuously for five minutes, he got up, tossed his hat on, and walked out.
They, on their part, drew gradually together towards the far end of the block house, and the low hiss of their whispering sounded in my ear continuously, like a stream.
Yet his patent was continuously under fire, and never at any time secure.
I forced water from my canteen between his dead lips, bathed his face and rubbed his hands, working over him continuously for the better part of an hour in the face of the fact that I knew him to be dead.
As the little girl played she prattled continuously to her companion, propped in a sitting position with a couple of twigs.
It was the curse of mankind that these incongruous faggots were thus bound together--that in the agonised womb of consciousness, these polar twins should be continuously struggling.

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