continuity[kän′tə no̵̅o̅′ə tē, -nyo̵̅o̅′-]
- The definition of continuity refers to something occurring in an uninterrupted state, or on a steady and ongoing basis.
When you are always there for your child to listen to him and care for him every single day, this is an example of a situation where you give your child a sense of continuity.
- the state or quality of being continuous; connectedness; coherence
- a continuous flow, series, or succession; unbroken, coherent whole
- continuous duration
- ☆ the detailed script or scenario for a film, radio or TV program, etc. as it actually appears in final form
- a series of comments or announcements connecting the parts of a radio or TV program
- the script or story of a comic strip
- Film smooth and matching transitions from one shot or sequence to the next
Origin of continuityOld French continuite ; from Classical Latin continuitas
- The state or quality of being continuous.
- An uninterrupted succession or flow; a coherent whole.
- a. A detailed script or scenario consulted to avoid discrepancies from shot to shot in a film, allowing the various scenes to be shot out of order.b. Spoken matter serving to link parts of a radio or television program so that no break occurs.
(countable and uncountable, plural continuities)
- Lack of interruption or disconnection; the quality of being continuous in space or time.
- Considerable continuity of attention is needed to read German philosophy.
- (uncountable, mathematics) A characteristic property of a continuous function.
- A narrative device in episodic fiction where previous and/or future events in a story series are accounted for in present stories.
From Middle French continuité