Definition of Continuous. Meaning of Continuous. Synonyms of Continuous

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Definition of Continuous

Continuous
Continuous Con*tin"u*ous, a. [L. continuus, fr. continere to hold together. See Continent.] 1. Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening space or time; uninterrupted; unbroken; continual; unceasing; constant; continued; protracted; extended; as, a continuous line of railroad; a continuous current of electricity. he can hear its continuous murmur. --Longfellow. 2. (Bot.) Not deviating or varying from uninformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated. Continuous brake (Railroad), a brake which is attached to each car a train, and can be caused to operate in all the cars simultaneously from a point on any car or on the engine. Continuous impost. See Impost. Syn: Continuous, Continual. Usage: Continuous is the stronger word, and denotes that the continuity or union of parts is absolute and uninterrupted; as, a continuous sheet of ice; a continuous flow of water or of argument. So Daniel Webster speaks of ``a continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England.' Continual, in most cases, marks a close and unbroken succession of things, rather than absolute continuity. Thus we speak of continual showers, implying a repetition with occasional interruptions; we speak of a person as liable to continual calls, or as subject to continual applications for aid, etc. See Constant.

Meaning of Continuous from wikipedia

- Continuity or continuous may refer to: Continuity (mathematics), the opposing concept to discreteness; common examples include Continuous probability distribution...
- continuous function is a function that does not have any abrupt changes in value, known as discontinuities. More precisely, a function is continuous if...
- In software engineering, continuous integration (CI) is the practice of merging all developers' working copies to a shared mainline several times a day...
- The present continuous, also called the present progressive or present imperfect, is a verb form used in modern English that combines the present tense...
- Continuous delivery (CD) is a software engineering approach in which teams produce software in short cycles, ensuring that the software can be reliably...
- Continuous production is a flow production method used to manufacture, produce, or process materials without interruption. Continuous production is called...
- term "continuous distribution" to denote distributions whose ****ulative distribution functions are continuous, rather than absolutely continuous. These...
- Continuous modelling is the mathematical practice of applying a model to continuous data (data which has a potentially infinite number, and divisibility...
- statistics, a quantitative variable may be continuous or discrete; they are typically obtained by measuring (=continuous) or counting (=discrete). If it can...
- Continuous ****essment is a form of educational examination that evaluates a student's progress throughout a prescribed course. It is often used as an alternative...