continuum continuum  /kən ˈtɪn ju əm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct or distinguishable from adjacent parts

Usage(s):

  1. Relativity treats time and space and gravity as a smooth, unbroken continuum.
  2. A continuum model like the one Hyman proposes could help solve this problem by recognizing that people aren't always one thing or another.
  3. But one day, that calm continuum was broken.

News

  1. pCare Interactive Patient Systems from TVR Communications Selected By Continuum Health Partners For Multi-Hospital ...

    TVR Communications is pleased to announce that Continuum Health Partners, a 2000+ bed hospital system based in New York, will deploy pCare interactive patient systems in four of its hospitals, including the distinguished St. Luke's Hospital, Roosevelt Hospital, Beth Israel Medical Center Manhattan (Petrie), and Beth Israel Medical Center Brooklyn. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Homeless Continuum of Care aims to meet federal guidelines

    Unless the county can demonstrate wide community engagement in its continuum of care for the homeless, nearly $2 million in grant funding will be at risk.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Canton Repository

  3. Continuum: Second Chances Review

    Non-Spoiler Review Continuum came to American audiences thanks to the caring kindness of our Canadian cousins. Last fall it brought the SyFy channel's level of discourse up a notch, and helped us remember that it wasn't just the spot on the cable box for monster mashup movies and bulky men in spandex...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Mania

Quotes

  1. "Effectively giving FDA stamp of approval on cigarettes will improperly lead people to believe that these products are safe, and they really aren't," Buyer said. "We want to move people from smoking down the continuum of risk to eventually...
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: Steve Buyer Source: msnbc.com

  2. Writing on "The Conservative Continuum" in the September/October issue of the National Interest, Keene says of Reagan: "He resorted to military force far less often than many of those who came before him or who have since occupied the Oval...
    on Nov 24, 2007 By: David Keene Source: Washington Post

  3. "Rounder has shown a long term commitment to music forms, like folk and blues, that I have a lot of respect for," bandleader Jay Farrar said in a press release. "Going with Rounder has been a kind of a full circle continuum--the first Rounder...
    on Jun 11, 2009 By: Jay Farrar Source: LiveDaily.com

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