Associations to the word «Continuous»


CONTINUOUS, adjective. Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening time.
CONTINUOUS, adjective. Without intervening space; continued; protracted; extended.
CONTINUOUS, adjective. (botany) Not deviating or varying from uniformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.
CONTINUOUS, adjective. (analysis) (of a function) Such that, for every x in the domain, for each small open interval D about f(x), there's an interval containing x whose image is in D.
CONTINUOUS, adjective. (mathematics) (more generally) (of a function) Such that each open set in the range has an open preimage.
CONTINUOUS, adjective. (grammar) Expressing an ongoing action or state.
CONTINUOUS CLOCK, noun. (sports) In sports that use a clock, especially American football, a rule where the clock operates continuously in a one-sided game, so as to hasten the end of the contest.
CONTINUOUS FUNCTION, noun. (analysis) a function whose value changes only slightly when its input changes slightly
CONTINUOUS FUNCTION, noun. (analysis) (topology) a function from one topological space to another, such that the inverse image of any open set is open
CONTINUOUS FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of continuous function
CONTINUOUS PHASE, noun. The fluid phase of a colloid within which solid or fluid particles are distributed
CONTINUOUS VARIABLE, noun. (statistics) A variable that has a continuous distribution function, such as temperature.
CONTINUOUS VARIABLES, noun. Plural of continuous variable

Dictionary definition

CONTINUOUS, adjective. Continuing in time or space without interruption; "a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans; "a continuous bout of illness lasting six months"; "lived in continuous fear"; "a continuous row of warehouses"; "a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it"; "moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks".
CONTINUOUS, adjective. Of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity.

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