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Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
James Mark Baldwin

Meaning of "continuous" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONTINUOUS

From Latin continuus, from continēre to hold together, contain.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTINUOUS

continuous  [kənˈtɪnjʊəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTINUOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Continuous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CONTINUOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of continuous in the English dictionary

The definition of continuous in the dictionary is prolonged without interruption; unceasing. Other definition of continuous is in an unbroken series or pattern.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTINUOUS


ambiguous
æmˈbɪɡjʊəs
arduous
ˈɑːdjʊəs
cernuous
ˈsɜːnjʊəs
conspicuous
kənˈspɪkjʊəs
contiguous
kənˈtɪɡjʊəs
deciduous
dɪˈsɪdjʊəs
discontinuous
ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjʊəs
disingenuous
ˌdɪsɪnˈdʒɛnjʊəs
ingenuous
ɪnˈdʒɛnjʊəs
noncontinuous
ˌnɒnkənˈtɪnjʊəs
promiscuous
prəˈmɪskjʊəs
sensuous
ˈsɛnsjʊəs
sinuous
ˈsɪnjʊəs
strenuous
ˈstrɛnjʊəs
subcontinuous
ˌsʌbkənˈtɪnjʊəs
sumptuous
ˈsʌmptjʊəs
tenuous
ˈtɛnjʊəs
tumultuous
tjuːˈmʌltjʊəs
unambiguous
ˌʌnæmˈbɪɡjʊəs
voluptuous
vəˈlʌptjʊəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTINUOUS

continuer
continuing
continuing education
continuingly
continuities
continuity
continuity announcer
continuity girl
continuity man
continuo
continuous assessment
continuous creation
continuous miner
continuous processing
continuous spectrum
continuous stationery
continuous waves
continuous-release
continuously
continuousness

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTINUOUS

assiduous
congruous
contemptuous
discontiguous
fatuous
impetuous
incestuous
incongruous
inconspicuous
infructuous
mellifluous
noncontiguous
perspicuous
presumptuous
superfluous
tempestuous
tortuous
unctuous
vacuous
virtuous

Synonyms and antonyms of continuous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONTINUOUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «continuous» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of continuous

Translation of «continuous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTINUOUS

Find out the translation of continuous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of continuous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «continuous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

连续的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ininterrumpido
570 millions of speakers

English

continuous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सतत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُسْتَمِرّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

продолжительный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

contínuo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটানা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

continu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berterusan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

andauernd
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

連続的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

연속적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Terus
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

liên tục
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தொடர்ச்சியான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सतत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sürekli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

continuo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ciągły
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

безперервний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

continuu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αδιάκοπος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

deurlopende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oavbruten
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sammenhengende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of continuous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTINUOUS»

The term «continuous» is very widely used and occupies the 6.300 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTINUOUS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «continuous» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «continuous» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about continuous

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10 QUOTES WITH «CONTINUOUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word continuous.
1
Colin Angle
Building a robot that has legs and walks around is a very expensive proposition. Mother Nature has created many wonderful things, but one thing we do have that nature doesn't is the wheel, a continuous rotating joint, and tracks, so we need to make use of inventions to make things simpler.
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Sergio Aragones
The Western, when I do one, will be one long, continuous story.
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Liberty Hyde Bailey
Extension work is not exhortation. Nor is it exploitation of the people, or advertising of an institution, or publicity work for securing students. It is a plain, earnest, and continuous effort to meet the needs of the people on their own farms and in the localities.
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James Mark Baldwin
Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
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Mamata Banerjee
Change is a continuous process. You cannot assess it with the static yardstick of a limited time frame. When a seed is sown into the ground, you cannot immediately see the plant. You have to be patient. With time, it grows into a large tree. And then the flowers bloom, and only then can the fruits be plucked.
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A. C. Benson
I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.
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Hans Berger
The electroencephalogram represents a continuous curve with continuous oscillations in which... one can distinguish larger first order waves with an average duration of 90 milliseconds and smaller second order waves of an average duration of 35 milliseconds.
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Eric Betzig
You need a continuous picture of how things are evolving, and not a slow series of snapshots where you don't know how frame A is related to frame B.
9
Edward McKendree Bounds
The Scriptures bear ample and continuous evidence that the faith of the resurrection of the body lies in the faith that Jesus Christ died and rose again.
10
Claude M. Bristol
You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures of the feast of good things, and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful achievement or attainment of the desires.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTINUOUS»

Discover the use of continuous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to continuous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases through ...
Coverage includes • Automating all facets of building, integrating, testing, and deploying software • Implementing deployment pipelines at team and organizational levels • Improving collaboration between developers, testers, and ...
Jez Humble, David Farley, 2010
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Continuous System Modeling
This text has a flavor of the mathematical discipline of dynamical systems, and is strongly oriented towards Newtonian physical science.
François E. Cellier, 1991
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Continuous System Simulation
Continuous System Simulation is written by engineers for engineers, introducing the partly symbolical and partly numerical algorithms that drive the process of simulation in terms that are familiar to simulation practitioners with an ...
François E. Cellier, Ernesto Kofman, 2006
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Vibration of Continuous Systems
Fortunately, leading author Singiresu Rao has created Vibration of Continuous Systems, a new book that provides engineers, researchers, and students with everything they need to know about analytical methods of vibration analysis of ...
Singiresu S. Rao, 2007
5
Continuous Assessment: An Introduction and Guidelines to ...
Charting the recent changes to the education system in South Africa, this text looks particularly at the effect of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).
Lesley Le Grange, Chris Reddy, 1998
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Discrete, Continuous, and Hybrid Petri Nets
The book is a monograph as well as a didactic tool which is easy to understand due to many simple solved examples and detailed figures.
René David, Hassane Alla, 2010
7
Hari Walner's Continuous-Line Quilting Designs: 80 Patterns ...
Best-selling author Hari Walner is back with brand new quilting patterns, as well as some variations on old favorites. This book has something for everyone, from sophisticated motifs to sweet animal faces.
Hari Walner, 2010
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An Introduction to Continuous-Time Stochastic Processes: ...
A real-valued stochastic process (Xt)t∈R+ is continuous in probability if P−lims→ tXs=Xt, s, t ∈ R + . Definition 2.21. A function f : R+ → R is right-continuous if for any t ∈ R+, with s>t, lims↓tf(s)=f(t). Instead, the function is left-continuous if for ...
Vincenzo Capasso, David Bakstein, 2012
9
ROC Curves for Continuous Data
Embracing this growth of interest, this timely book will undoubtedly guide present and future users of ROC analysis.
Wojtek J. Krzanowski, David J. Hand, 2009
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250 More Continuous Line Quilting Designs: For Hand, Machine ...
Master longarm machine quilter Laura Lee Fritz presents another collection of wonderful continuous-line quilting patterns.
Laura Lee Fritz, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTINUOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term continuous is used in the context of the following news items.
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DevOps: Finding the key to delivering continuous innovation
In a brutal market where the difference between profit and loss is just three-tenths of a percentage point, anything less than continuous ... «Mashable, Jul 15»
2
Electric Cloud Presents Six Upcoming Events To Help Advance …
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Cloud (http://electric-cloud.com), the leader in enterprise Continuous Delivery and DevOps automation, ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
3
Vertical construction at Port of Gulfport involves continuous concrete …
It's a continuous concrete pour that will create more than a dozen giant storage silos. “We're pouring 12,000 cubic yards of concrete, placing ... «WMC Action News 5, Jul 15»
4
Dogecoin Price Technical Analysis – Continuous Struggle
Moreover, there has been a continuous struggle to settle above the 61.8% Fib retracement level of the last drop from 77.0 Satoshis to 63.5 ... «newsBTC, Jul 15»
5
ROV Survives 19-month Continuous Deployment
Seaquito, Stinger's permanently deployed VideoRay Pro 4 ROV system, "lives" in a small crate on the floor of the North Sea near Stavanger, ... «Marine Technology News, Jul 15»
6
Virginia National Guard CERFP successfully conducts continuous
Spc. Wade McVay, a chemical specialist assigned to the Rocky Mount-based 229th Chemical Company, trains with fellow members of the ... «DVIDS, Jul 15»
7
Continuous 5-day Space Weather Forecasts Proposed
The goal of the consortium is to replace data provided by the STEREO satellites, through a new mission capable of providing continuous data ... «Scientific Computing, Jul 15»
8
Digimat Determines Material Characterization of Continuous Fiber …
The latest release includes Digimat Virtual Allowables (Digimat-VA) which characterizes continuous fiber reinforced composites (CFRC). «ENGINEERING.com, Jul 15»
9
Opposition calls into question continuous AK Party appointments
Opposition calls into question continuous AK Party appointments In spite of losing single-party government in the June 7th general elections ... «BGN NEWS, Jul 15»
10
Your Future Sony Smartphone Might Shoot Continuous Selfies …
At this point you might be wondering what continuous selfie snapping entails? It means that the camera will always be on the lookout and snap ... «Softpedia News, Jul 15»

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