Associations to the word «Continuity»


CONTINUITY, noun. Lack of interruption or disconnection; the quality of being continuous in space or time.
CONTINUITY, noun. (uncountable) (mathematics) A characteristic property of a continuous function.
CONTINUITY, noun. A narrative device in episodic fiction where previous and/or future events in a story series are accounted for in present stories.
CONTINUITY, noun. (uncountable) (film) Consistency between multiple shots depicting the same scene but possibly filmed on different occasions.

Dictionary definition

CONTINUITY, noun. Uninterrupted connection or union.
CONTINUITY, noun. A detailed script used in making a film in order to avoid discontinuities from shot to shot.
CONTINUITY, noun. The property of a continuous and connected period of time.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.