Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening time.
a continuous current of electricity
Without intervening space; continued; protracted; extended.
a continuous line of railroad
Not deviating or varying from uniformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.
Such that, for every \uE00028028 in the domain, for each small open interval \uE00028029 about \uE00028030, there's an interval containing \uE00028031 whose image is in \uE00028032.
Such that each open set in the range has an open preimage.
Each continuous function from the real line to the rationals is constant, since the rationals are totally disconnected.
Expressing an ongoing action or state.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Continuous describes that which is absolutely without pause or break; continual, that which often intermits, but as regularly begins again. A continuous beach is exposed to the continual beating of the waves. A similar distinction is made between incessant and ceaseless. The incessant discharge of firearms makes the ceaseless roar of battle. Constant is sometimes used in the sense of continual; but its chief uses are mental and moral.
continuing in time or space without interruption
"a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans; "a continuous bout of illness lasting six months"; "lived in continuous fear"; "a continuous row of warehouses"; "a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it"; "moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks"
of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity
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List of paraphrases for "continuous":
continuing, ongoing, continued, continues, constant, continual, uninterrupted, permanent, sustained, on-going, continuously, steady, persistent, lifelong, continue, consecutive, constants, constantly, continuity, standing, continually, fanfold, incessant, seamless, consistent, life-long
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How to use continuous in a sentence?
Solving it requires a consolidation of efforts aimed at a continuous improvement of the anti-doping system by all interested parties.
We see instances in which people ... are targeted prior to their arrest, we see a continuous alignment across these actions.
We’ve been in continuous war now for over 13 years. Next week we will be ending our combat mission in Afghanistan, because of the extraordinary service of the men and women in the armed forces, Afghanistan has a chance to rebuild its own country.
Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency. Always, there has been some terrible evil at home, or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it by furnishing the exorbitant sums demanded. Yet, in retrospect, these disasters seem never to have happened, seem never to have been quite real.
The continuous war between the reactionary and the progressive forces determine the degree of mankind's happiness.
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- непрекъснат, продължителенBulgarian
- continuCatalan, Valencian
- kontinuální, nepřetržitý, spojitýCzech
- stetig, kontinuierlichGerman
- استمراری, پیوسته, مستمر, بیوقفه, مداومPersian
- continu, continuelFrench
- sìorScottish Gaelic
- folytonos, folyamatosHungarian
- tāhuhu, ukiuki, mutungakore, rōnakiMāori
- ononderbroken, continu, onophoudelijk, voortdurend, aanhoudendDutch
- continuu, neîntreruptRomanian
- непрерывный, длительныйRussian
- sürekli, devamlıTurkish
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