continuous continuous  /kən ˈtɪn ju əs/


  1. (adj) continuing in time or space without interruption
  2. (adj) of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity


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  1. The First had the longest continuous black representation and one of the highest percentages of African Americans of any district in Congress.
  2. The continuous caster is the offspring of a marriage between a steel producer and a user.
  3. In September, the FDA approved Sancuso, a patch that releases a continuous dose of the drug granisetron, which blocks serotonin receptors and reduces queasiness.


  1. Man arrested for continuous sexual abuse

    A Santa Rosa man was arrested for continuous sexual abuse of a child.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley

  2. Netcraft Reports Seven Years of Continuous 100 Percent Uptime for Datapipe

    Datapipe, a global provider of managed services and infrastructure for outsourced IT and cloud computing, today announced seven years of continuous uptime as reported by independent research company Netcraft. ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Continuous and Discrete

    Continuous and Discrete
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Scientific American via Yahoo! News


  1. ...Brown, facing his first security test after less than 48 hours as Prime Minister, said the discovery of a car bomb at the heart of the capital today reminded Britain that it faces "a serious and continuous security threat to our country".
    on Jun 29, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: Independent

  2. "At the end of that period, we will commence a process of assessment to examine the conditions on the ground," Petraeus said. "This process will be continuous, with recommendations for further reductions made as conditions permit."
    on Apr 8, 2008 By: David Petraeus Source: Sioux Falls Argus Leader

  3. "We simply cannot, as a nation, stand and put our troops at continuous risk of loss of life and limb without beginning to take some decisive action which will get everybody's attention," Warner told reporters following a visit to Iraq.
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: John Warner Source: ABC News

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