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con·tin·u·ous / kənˈtinyoōəs/ • adj. 1. forming an unbroken whole; without interruption: one continuous movement. ∎  forming a series with no exceptions or reversals: continuous advances in design. ∎  Math. (of a function) of which the graph is a smooth unbroken curve, i.e., one such that as the value of x approaches any given value a, the value of f(x) approaches that of f(a) as a limit. 2. Gram. another term for progressive (sense 3). DERIVATIVES: con·tin·u·ous·ly adv. con·tin·u·ous·ness n.

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CONTINUOUS

CONTINUOUS, also progressive. In GRAMMAR, a VERB form that basically denotes duration. In English, the contrast is between continuous (They are repairing computers) and non-continuous (They repair computers).

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