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Pronunciation:  `kânti'nooitee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the property of a continuous and connected period of time
  2. [n]  a detailed script used in making a film in order to avoid discontinuities from shot to shot
  3. [n]  uninterrupted connection or union

CONTINUITY is a 10 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: persistence
 Antonyms: discontinuity
 See Also: book, coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness, durability, enduringness, lastingness, playscript, script, strength



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con`ti*nu"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Continuities}. [L.
continuitas: cf. F. continuit['e]. See {Continuous}.]
the state of being continuous; uninterupted connection or
succession; close union of parts; cohesion; as, the
continuity of fibers. --Grew.

      The sight would be tired, if it were attracted by a
      continuity of glittering objects.        --Dryden.

{Law of continuity} (Math. & Physics), the principle that
   nothing passes from one state to another without passing
   through all the intermediate states.

{Solution of continuity}. (Math.) See under {Solution}.

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