Definitions of continuity

  1. the property of a continuous and connected period of time Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the state of being continuous; uninterupted connection or succession; close union of parts; cohesion; as, the continuity of fibers. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. Uninterrupted succession or connection. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. State of being continuous: uninterrupted connection. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Unbroken connection. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. The state or quality of being continuous. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Uninterrupted connection; cohesion; close union of parts; unbroken texture. The law of continuity, the principle that nothing passes from one state into another without passing through all the intermediate states. Solution of continuity, rupture in what is continuous. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Uninterrupted connection; close union of parts. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. Succession without a break, as continuity of the germ plasm. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for continuity

  1. Commonly this is not remembered, and we seem to go forward by bounds and leaps, or it may be to go backward; in either case the thread of continuity is lost. – Cavour by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
  2. As in a college chapel, I realise then the continuity of the race. – Letters to His Friends by Forbes Robinson