Definitions for: Continuity


[n] the property of a continuous and connected period of time
[n] a detailed script used in making a film in order to avoid discontinuities from shot to shot
[n] uninterrupted connection or union



Webster (1913) Definition: Con`ti*nu"i*ty, n.; pl. Continuities. [L.
continuitas: cf. F. continuit['e]. See Continuous.]
the state of being continuous; uninterupted connection or
succession; close union of parts; cohesion; as, the
continuity of fibers. --Grew.

The sight would be tired, if it were attracted by a
continuity of glittering objects. --Dryden.

Law of continuity (Math. & Physics), the principle that
nothing passes from one state to another without passing
through all the intermediate states.

Solution of continuity. (Math.) See under Solution.

Synonyms: persistence

Antonyms: discontinuity

See Also: book, coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness, durability, enduringness, lastingness, playscript, script, strength

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