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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.
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Noun1.continuousness - the quality of something that continues without end or interruption
endlessness - the property of being (or seeming to be) without end
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