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  • The root of each hair on his skull felt as if it were tingling with tinuous electrical charges.

    Step into Chaos

  • After a time, I ask Piniaz, "Will con-tinuous firing strain the converters?"

    Passage at Arms

  • Con - tinuous records of lunar oppositions with or without eclipses revealed a pattern that repeated itself after approximately eighteen years.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The wage rate was kept at this low level because the con - tinuous introduction of machinery resulted in an

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Indian innovations and a Sassanian emphasis on con - tinuous astrology.

    ASTROLOGY

  • As a result the con - tinuous nexus between cause and effect is denied by them.

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  • Thus, according to this dictionary, our adjective con - tinuous gained currency in the seventeenth century only.

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  • This predilection manifested itself in a tendency to subsume and subordinate the discrete under the con - tinuous, even when the presence of the discrete was freely and fully acknowledged.

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  • Another ten hours of con - tinuous operation would be needed before they had com - pleted their task and could be closed down for the rest of the voyage.

    The Sands of Mars

  • This mechanics is characterized by the fiction that the density of matter and speed of matter is dependent in a con - tinuous manner upon coordinates and time, and that the part of the interactions not explicitly given can be considered as surface forces (pressure forces) which again are continuous functions of location.

    Out Of My Later Years

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