Continuous Definition

Uninterrupted in time, sequence, substance, or extent.
American Heritage
Designating a function whose value at each point is closely approached by its values at neighboring points.
Webster's New World
Attached together in repeated units.
A continuous form fed into a printer.
American Heritage
Going on or extending without interruption or break; unbroken; connected.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to a function between two topological spaces such that the preimage of any open set in the range is an open set in the domain.
American Heritage

Origin of Continuous

  • Either via French or directly, from Latin continuus.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin continuus continue

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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