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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.

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.

- Look up continuity, continuous, continuously, or continuousness in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Continuity or continuous may refer to: Continuity (mathematics)...

- mathematics, a continuous function is a function such that a continuous variation (that is a change without jump) of the argument induces a continuous variation...

- Continuous delivery (CD) is a software engineering approach in which teams produce software in short cycles, ensuring that the software can be reliably...

- 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 track is a system of vehicle propulsion used in tracked vehicles, running on a continuous band of treads or track plates driven by two or more...

- Continuous optimization is a branch of optimization in applied mathematics. As opposed to discrete optimization, the variables used in the objective function...

- In probability theory and statistics, the continuous uniform distribution or rectangular distribution is a family of symmetric probability distributions...

- In mathematics and statistics, a quantitative variable may be continuous or discrete if they are typically obtained by measuring or counting, respectively...

- In physics, a continuous spectrum usually means a set of attainable values for some physical quantity (such as energy or wavelength) that is best described...

- mathematics, a continuous function is a function such that a continuous variation (that is a change without jump) of the argument induces a continuous variation...

- Continuous delivery (CD) is a software engineering approach in which teams produce software in short cycles, ensuring that the software can be reliably...

- 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 track is a system of vehicle propulsion used in tracked vehicles, running on a continuous band of treads or track plates driven by two or more...

- Continuous optimization is a branch of optimization in applied mathematics. As opposed to discrete optimization, the variables used in the objective function...

- In probability theory and statistics, the continuous uniform distribution or rectangular distribution is a family of symmetric probability distributions...

- In mathematics and statistics, a quantitative variable may be continuous or discrete if they are typically obtained by measuring or counting, respectively...

- In physics, a continuous spectrum usually means a set of attainable values for some physical quantity (such as energy or wavelength) that is best described...

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