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continuity

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noun con·ti·nu·i·ty \ˌkän-tə-ˈnü-ə-tē, -ˈnyü-\

Simple Definition of continuity

  • : the quality of something that does not stop or change as time passes : a continuous quality

  • : something that is the same or similar in two or more things and provides a connection between them

  • : the arrangement of the parts in a story, movie, etc., in a way that is logical

Full Definition of continuity

plural con·ti·nu·i·ties

  1. 1 a :  uninterrupted connection, succession, or union b :  uninterrupted duration or continuation especially without essential change

  2. 2 :  something that has, exhibits, or provides continuity: as a :  a script or scenario in the performing arts b :  transitional spoken or musical matter especially for a radio or television program c :  the story and dialogue of a comic strip

  3. 3 :  the property of being mathematically continuous

Examples of continuity

  1. The art historian is studying the continuities between the painter's works and those of her followers.

  2. There's a problem with the movie's continuity.



15th Century

First Known Use of continuity

15th century

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CONTINUITY Defined for Kids

continuity

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noun con·ti·nu·i·ty \ˌkän-tə-ˈnü-ə-tē, -ˈnyü-\

Definition of continuity

plural con·ti·nu·i·ties

  1. :  the quality or state of going on without stop <the continuity of care>




Medical Dictionary

continuity

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noun con·ti·nu·ity \ˌkänt-ən-ˈ(y)ü-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of continuity

plural con·ti·nu·it·ies

  1. :  uninterrupted connection, succession, or union





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