continuous vs continual

continuous continual

Definitions

• 1) mathematics, more generally, of a function Such that each open set in the range has an open preimage.
• 2) analysis, of a function Such that, for every in the domain, for each small open interval about , there's an interval containing whose image is in .
• 3) mathematics, more generally, of a function Such that each open set in the range has an open preimage.
• 4) botany Not deviating or varying from uniformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.
• 5) Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening time.
• 6) Without intervening space; continued; protracted; extended.
• 7) grammar Expressing an ongoing action or state.
• 8) analysis, of a function Such that, for every in the domain, for each small open interval about , there's an interval containing whose image is in .
• 9) grammar Expressing an ongoing action or state.
• 10) botany Not deviating or varying from uniformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.
• 11) Of or relating to a function between two topological spaces such that the preimage of any open set in the range is an open set in the domain.
• 12) Attached together in repeated units.
• 13) Uninterrupted in time, sequence, substance, or extent. synonym: continual.
• 14) Of or relating to a line or curve that extends without a break or irregularity.
• 15) Uninterrupted in time, sequence, substance, or extent. synonym: continual.
• 16) (Railroad) a brake which is attached to each car a train, and can be caused to operate in all the cars simultaneously from a point on any car or on the engine.
• 17) (Railroad) a brake which is attached to each car a train, and can be caused to operate in all the cars simultaneously from a point on any car or on the engine.
• 18) (Bot.) Not deviating or varying from uninformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.
• 19) Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening space or time; uninterrupted; unbroken; continual; unceasing; constant; continued; protracted; extended.
• 20) (Bot.) Not deviating or varying from uninformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.
• 21) See Impost.
• 22) of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity
• 23) continuing in time or space without interruption
• 24) Characterized by continuity; not affected by disconnection of parts or interruption of sequence; having uninterrupted extent, substance, or existence; unbroken.
• 25) Unintermitted, or constantly renewed; continual.
• 26) In botany, not deviating from uniformity: the reverse of interrupted. Thus, a stem which has no joints is said to be continuous.

Definitions

• 1) proscribed Forming a continuous series.
• 2) proscribed Forming a continuous series.
• 3) Recurring in steady, rapid succession.
• 4) proscribed Seemingly continuous; appearing to have no end or interruption.
• 5) proscribed Seemingly continuous; appearing to have no end or interruption.
• 7) Recurring regularly or frequently.
• 8) (Math.) quantities in continued proportion.
• 9) (Math.) quantities in continued proportion.
• 10) Proceeding without interruption or cesstaion; continuous; unceasing; lasting; abiding.
• 11) Occuring in steady and rapid succession; very frequent; often repeated.
• 12) occurring without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series
• 13) `continual' (meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with `continuous' (meaning without interruption)
• 14) Of frequent recurrence; often repeated; very frequent: as, the charitable man has continual applications for alms.
• 15) Proceeding without interruption or cessation; not intermitting; unceasing; continuous.

Examples

• 1) This time the continuous oily stream covers the body and is followed by a massage.
• 2) Great sports teams are built upon a culture of continuous improvement.
• 3) The survivor can hear continuous loud noises from the north.
• 4) What part of the process requires continuous control?
• 5) What is really needed are the operational management skills to implement effective continuous improvement programmes.
• 6) The hero grows from childhood to old age in a continuous present.
• 7) Exposure to continuous high volume noise can stop the hair cells working properly.
• 8) It is thus necessary to train a continuous stream of new men.
• 9) They saw the screenplay as a continuous process.
• 10) People should look at it from season to season and we want to see continuous improvement.
• 11) The dubious magic of the present continuous is no substitute for a close attention to the past.
• 12) Are you exposed to very loud and continuous noise at your home or work?
• 13) Follow his feed and you find a continuous stream of absurdities.
• 14) But it is a continuous education process.
• 15) Leaders in service excellence train their people to drive continuous improvement.
• 16) There are parallels in local government where in the past half century there has been almost continuous revolution.
• 17) The continuous improvement in productive efficiency which it promotes leads to growing technological unemployment as existing jobs become redundant.
• 18) It shows part of the rescue against a backdrop of almost continuous gunfire and flames rising from parts of the prison.
• 19) They exist in a continuous present.
• 20) You will also be unable to claim if you were not in continuous employment for at least six months before being made redundant.
• 21) They used a loudspeaker to play a continuous noise at a similar frequency to the clicks and found the plants grew towards it.
• 22) If one stayed at home after dinner, there was a continuous stream of visitors.
• 23) Line managers control their own information needs, so performance management is now a continuous process.
• 24) For example, you gain the right not to be unfairly dismissed after being in continuous employment for two years.
• 25) As it is we have jointly clocked up more than 100 years of continuous employment in a highly competitive industry.
• 26) Ms. Stone uses the phrase "continuous partial attention" to describe complex multitasking.
• 27) The term continuous tone used to describe the style of singing desired is meant literally.
• 28) The social critic Linda Stone has coined the term continuous partial attention to describe the fractured way we now focus.
• 29) In fact, radio and audio in general work really well with our increasingly multitasked lives…what someone termed continuous partial attention.
• 30) A bump overnight, a seismic shift in the earth caused by the mountain kind of settling over the mine, shifted some earth, and it damaged what they call a continuous miner.
• 31) Thursday what he described as the continuous harassment and intimidation of CUF supporters as they tried to register for the polls and then take their campaign into the countryside.
• 32) ‘But the airport is no longer inactive during the afternoons, as there is continuous movement of flights.’
• 33) ‘There will also be environmental monitoring around the works including additional continuous air monitoring.’
• 34) ‘At the time of tooth bud formation, each tooth begins a continuous movement outward in relation to the bone.’
• 35) ‘Several traffic signals have been removed and there is continuous, easy movement.’
• 36) ‘This position goes against all appearances, which constrain our senses to believe that the sun is in continuous movement around the earth.’
• 37) ‘People with Huntington's disease need to have a high calorie diet because they burn more calories with their continuous movement.’
• 38) ‘He pulled his wand out of his robes and began to concentrate and wave it around with a continuous wrist movement.’
• 39) ‘But perhaps it still admits of a solution which does not require us to deny the possibility of continuous movement.’
• 40) ‘People often lose weight because they have difficulty eating and burn more calories due to the continuous movement.’
• 41) ‘The department of local disaster relief blamed the damaging natural catastrophe on continuous rain in the area in recent days.’
• 42) ‘The residents in the area were faced with continuous flooding on many occasions over a long number of years.’
• 43) ‘This area had been in continuous occupation for over 1,000 years.’
• 44) ‘For the purposes of this book, an urban area is defined as a single continuous and contiguous area of urban development.’
• 45) ‘Neither should life be frittered away because of endless procrastination and continuous introspection.’
• 46) ‘And there is no proper mechanism in place to monitor the fire safety measures in buildings on a continuous basis.’
• 47) ‘During that offensive, there were nine days of continuous bombing over a 60 square mile area.’
• 48) ‘The continuous monitoring of the lake ecology reveals far-reaching changes in its environment.’
• 49) ‘A narrow band of waterside willows is continuous and is bordered on our side by a flat area 20 yards wide, then the floodbank.’
• 50) ‘A comprehensive assessment and continuous monitoring of the effects should be undertaken.’
• 51) ‘Cotton is a crop that requires continuous monitoring for its nutrient requirement.’
• 52) ‘Accounts of technological development are retrospective stories about continuous advance.’
• 53) ‘A point on the block serves as guide for the repeat impression, so that the design is continuous.’
• 54) ‘The one area of reproduction which can create difficulties in accurate dating is the continuous production of a design over many years.’
• 55) ‘Hang gliders have evolved by continuous improvements on previous designs.’
• 56) ‘The slab is designed as a continuous plate supported by the floor beams and edge girders.’
• 57) ‘Competition is not a good in itself: it is only a good if it achieves continuous improvement in areas that benefit society as a whole.’
• 58) ‘Since then, the area has suffered continuous economic decline.’
• 59) ‘The report and its findings will be used as an agenda for sustained and continuous improvement to enable all our students to develop and prosper.’
• 60) ‘Without continuous and increasing demand, any pure fiat system is dead on arrival.’
• 61) ‘It was called to protest continuous increases in oil and fuel prices.’
• 62) ‘As a rule, in order to sustain a general up-trend in stock prices there must be a continuous increase in money supply.’
• 63) ‘We have now entered an era of continuous rate increases that has no chance of turning back anytime soon.’
• 64) ‘The quay was in many respects a local project, born out of local needs, given the continuous increase in trade and shipping in the port of Izmir.’
• 65) ‘A continuous increase in import prices would mean a fall in real income and a slowdown in personal consumption.’
• 66) ‘The consequences would be a rapid, continuous, and sizable escalation of oil prices in the short and long term.’
• 67) ‘With the continuous increase in the number of graduates, the job situation is getting tougher and tougher.’
• 68) ‘With the continuous increase in the size of herds and flocks pastoralists moved away from the settled areas around Adelaide.’
• 69) ‘The decision to relocate and upgrade the branch was necessitated by the continuous growth of the branch.’
• 70) ‘The company, says Jeter, believes that continuous improvement is vital to its business.’
• 71) ‘In 1873 he gave a continuous function with divergent Fourier series at any point solving a major problem.’
• 72) ‘This means that we can ignore a lot of jumps in functions and integrate them as if they were nice, smooth, continuous functions.’
• 73) ‘He proved strong results on continuous functions containing Sierpinski's curve and wrote several papers on functional spaces.’
• 74) ‘A similar algorithm was later developed which allowed rational approximation of continuous functions defined on an interval.’
• 75) ‘He also studied projective geometry, algebraic curves and continuous groups in lectures given by Gustav Kohn.’

Examples

• 1) Over the past weeks, against a backdrop of almost continual attacks, we have been getting on with the business of the inquiry.
• 2) Part of the continual struggle against boredom and insignificance.
• 3) The expectation this season is for continual improvement.
• 4) The aim was a continual improvement in quality on the assembly line.
• 5) Competition led to continual improvement of the machines and kept prices within the reach of most farmers.
• 6) They ask questions about our supply chain and through this kind of process you do get continual improvement.
• 7) We all need to reflect on the huge amount of wasted potential as disabled people struggle against continual discrimination and barriers.
• 8) And many more feel both these perspectives at the same time and are in a continual struggle to reconcile the two.
• 9) We are seeking continual improvement, with no specific target.
• 10) The continual improvement of productivity is one of management's most important jobs.
• 11) From there on in, it was an almost continual diet of porridge.
• 12) It was bad enough on the pitch for England players trying to stem the almost continual tide of Papua attacks.
• 13) ‘The continual missile attacks, which are now coming closer, have opened larger fissures in the glass.’
• 14) ‘The Commonwealth forces, exhausted from continual air attack, pulled back.’
• 15) ‘One of his recurring themes is the continual questioning of reality: has the world gone mad, or have I?’
• 16) ‘Due to frequent upgrades, continual price cuts are necessary to shift electronic products.’
• 17) ‘He was a continual link between defence and attack and his covering tackling was top drawer.’
• 18) ‘But despite continual warnings, the girls ignored the bans and regularly returned to cause havoc.’
• 19) ‘Many more consumers repeatedly tried the line only to be met with a continual engaged signal.’
• 20) ‘The animals are a continual nuisance on beaches and at other spots frequented by tourists.’
• 21) ‘This is a continual problem, and ought to form part of a regular maintenance programme.’
• 22) ‘Neither intelligence nor courage offer a shield from the effects of the continual threat of violence.’
• 23) ‘The protected birds were once widespread in England but continual persecution led to their virtual extinction.’
• 24) ‘Then melady and I constructed a thing to avoid the need for continual communication with upcoming wedding guests.’
• 25) ‘Freud's answer is that we live in a continual state of temptation.’
• 26) ‘With continual rain during the week the lack of time available to prepare the pitches ruled out any chance of play.’
• 27) ‘Also they continual body weight loss into the breeding season will adversely affect fertility.’
• 28) ‘I live just across the road and can see from my window a continual stream of people walking towards the toilets only to find them closed.’
• 29) ‘Hence its 80 years of more or less continual crisis, in which the current palaver is a relatively minor squall.’
• 30) ‘The continual dramatic evolution of the university sector is undoubtedly going to continue.’
• 31) ‘Something I would like to do on a continual basis here is point to other blogs that I read.’
• 32) ‘I am aware that culture is created and evolving and the struggle for control and hegemony is continual.’
• 33) ‘They want us to put a large force on the ground and do continual, sustained operations.’
• 34) ‘Not recognizing this, they undergo endless and continual suffering.’
• 35) ‘Rather, the process of accommodation will be ongoing, demanding continual attention and work.’
• 36) ‘This training process is ongoing and requires continual coaching and application.’
• 37) ‘This is an area where continual vigilance needs to be maintained.’
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