Definition of continuous
- The batteries provide enough power for up to five hours of continuous use.
The album is divided into different tracks, but it is really one continuous song.
a continuous line of traffic
The batteries provide enough power for up to five hours of continuous use.
The phrases “am seeing,” “had been seeing,” and “is being seen” are all in continuous tenses.
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: continuing without stopping : happening or existing without a break or interruption
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