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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 ?
Above our heads the explosive booming gusts of wind passed continuously, justifying the sailor's saying "It blows great guns.
Cornelius uttered a cry of horror, and in the agony of his frantic terror knocked with his hands and feet at the door so violently and continuously, that Gryphus, with his huge bunch of keys in his hand, ran furiously up.
I have never read any other so closely and continuously, or read myself so much into and out of his verse.
He took her arm and led her away, looking anxiously and continuously down into her face.
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.
Immediately seven great fleets, each of one hundred mighty war ships, had been dispatched to search for Dejah Thoris, and from these vessels two thousand smaller craft had been kept out continuously in futile search for the missing princess.
The little river which turned sharply in its course, and was thus immediately lost to sight, seemed to have no exit from its prison, but to be absorbed by the deep green foliage of the trees to the east -- while in the opposite quarter (so it appeared to me as I lay at length and glanced upward) there poured down noiselessly and continuously into the valley, a rich golden and crimson waterfall from the sunset fountains of the sky.
so deafeningly, continuously, and joyfully that the men themselves were awed by their multitude and the immensity of the power they constituted.
To Michael and Kwaque, the daily, even hourly, recognition and consideration of Dag Daughtry was tantamount to resting continuously in the bosom of Abraham.
She slept continuously, a tiny skeleton flung round with skin in which the flame flickered lower and lower and at last went out.
Sunday was a cold, raw day and a fine rain fell continuously.
If the shot should preserve continuously its initial velocity of 12,000 yards per second, it would require little more than nine hours to reach its destination; but, inasmuch as that initial velocity will be continually decreasing, it will occupy 300,000 seconds, that is 83hrs.

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