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- 1. continuous (vs. discontinuous), uninterrupted, around-the-clock, day-and-night, nonstop, round-the-clock, ceaseless, constant, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting, continual, dogging, persisting, endless, free burning, sustained, straight, consecutive, sustained, unbroken
- usage: 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"
- 2. continuous (vs. discontinuous)
- usage: of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity
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