continuously

adverb con·tin·u·ous·ly \ kən-ˈtin-yü-əs-lē \

Definition of continuously

: in a continuous manner : without interruption
  • a business that has been operating continuously for more than 50 years
  • a monitoring system that runs continuously
  • one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world
  • The pressure was building slowly and continuously for several hours.
  • Editors are continuously updating the dictionary.
  • Sauté slowly, about 5 minutes, stirring continuously.
  • —Owen Dugan

First Known Use of continuously

1663

in the meaning defined above

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