from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Uninterrupted in time, sequence, substance, or extent. See Synonyms at continual.
- adj. Attached together in repeated units: a continuous form fed into a printer.
- adj. Mathematics Of or relating to a line or curve that extends without a break or irregularity.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening time.
- adj. Without intervening space; continued; protracted; extended.
- adj. Not deviating or varying from uniformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.
- adj. Such that, for every in the domain, for each small open interval about , there's an interval containing whose image is in .
- adj. Such that each open set in the range has an open preimage.
- adj. Expressing an ongoing action or state.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening space or time; uninterrupted; unbroken; continual; unceasing; constant; continued; protracted; extended.
- adj. Not deviating or varying from uninformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Characterized by continuity; not affected by disconnection of parts or interruption of sequence; having uninterrupted extent, substance, or existence; unbroken.
- Unintermitted, or constantly renewed; continual.
- In botany, not deviating from uniformity: the reverse of interrupted. Thus, a stem which has no joints is said to be continuous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. continuing in time or space without interruption
- adj. of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity
From Latin continuus; see continue.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Either via French or directly, from Latin continuus. (Wiktionary)