continuous

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: kən-tĭnʹyo͞o-əs
  • IPA: /kənˈtɪnjuəs/
  • SAMPA: /k@n"tInju@s/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
continuous

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. time: Without break or interruption; without intervening time
    a continuous current of electricity
    Quotations
    • He can hear its continuous murmur. - Longfellow.
  2. without intervening space; continued; extended
    a continuous line of railroad
  3. botany: Not varying from uniformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.
  4. grammar: Expressing an ongoing action or state.

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