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continuous

adjective ceaseless, consecutive, continual, continuing, endless, extended, following, incessant, never ending, perennial, perpetual, progressive, prolonged, repeated, running, sequential, steady, unbroken, unceasing, unending, unfaltering, unintermitting, uninterrupted, unremitting, without cessation, without interruption
Associated concepts: continuous absence, continuous account, continuous activity, continuous adverse possession, continuous and unbroken, continuous and uninterrupted use, continuous course of business, continuous crime, conninuous disability, continuous easement, continuous guarrnty, continuous injury, continuous nuisance, continuous possession, continuous residence, continuous servitude, continuous tort, continuous use, continuous wrong, continnously carry on, continuously confined, continuously dissbled, continuously employed
See also: adjacent, chronic, consecutive, constant, continual, direct, immutable, incessant, perpetual, persistent, progressive, relentless, unrelenting, unremitting
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A line, on the other hand, is a continuous quantity, for it is possible to find a common boundary at which its parts join.
The lightning flashes came faster and faster and closer together; the thunder-roll was almost continuous, not stopping for a moment--a new crash beginning before the old one had ceased.
With nose serrulated by continuous spasms, hair bristling in recurrent waves, tongue whipping out like a red snake and whipping back again, ears flattened down, eyes gleaming hatred, lips wrinkled back, and fangs exposed and dripping, he could compel a pause on the part of almost any assailant.
Attributing this to the continuous uproar of the thunder they pushed at one of the doors, which yielded.
In front a continuous stream of hansoms and four- wheelers were rattling up, discharging their cargoes of shirt- fronted men and beshawled, bediamonded women.
The powerful ventilators added their continuous blasts and saturated with oxygen the glowing plates.
And in this case the effects of intercrossing can hardly be counterbalanced by natural selection always tending to modify all the individuals in each district in exactly the same manner to the conditions of each; for in a continuous area, the conditions will generally graduate away insensibly from one district to another.
In some places, a continuous stream of these fragments followed up the course of a valley, and eve extended to the very crest of the hill.
On the other hand, Miss Wilson was as affable and courteous as heart could wish, and though I was in no very conversable humour myself, the two ladies between them managed to keep up a pretty continuous fire of small talk.
Even to call life "activity," or to define it further as "the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations," as Spencer has it, Nietzsche characterises as a "democratic idiosyncracy.
And in order to be an appearance of one or more objects, it is only necessary that the occurrence in question should be connected with them by a continuous chain, and should vary when they are varied sufficiently.
Of course," he said to himself, as though a logical, continuous, and clear chain of reasoning had brought him to an indubitable conclusion.

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