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Definition continuing in time or space without interruption or irregularity
  • The national power grid is under almost continuous attack.
continuous = constant (uninterrupted)
  • A continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it.
  • The study indicates that alternating walk and rest was more beneficial than continuous walking for people who suffer from Type 2 diabetes.
  • continuous = constant (uninterrupted)
  • She lives in continuous fear.
  • continuous = constant (uninterrupted)
  • The block has a continuous row of warehouses.
  • continuous = constant (uninterrupted)
  • His tall body moved continuously; a foot tapped, a shoulder twitched.
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting
  • continuously = all the time
  • In nineteen years of continuous work I have taken but one vacation.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • continuous = continuing in time or space without interruption or irregularity
  • For the Gamow Bag to function properly an attendant has to continuously inject fresh air into the chamber with a foot pump.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • continuously = continuing in time or space without interruption or irregularity
  • There had been no restrictions on visits in Johannesburg, and I had had a continuous stream of people coming to see me.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • continuous = continuing in time or space without interruption or irregularity
  • Plants grew, moved, twisted, and turned, fighting for the sun; and they interacted continuously with animals—discouraging some with bark and thorns; poisoning others, and feeding still others to advance their own reproduction, to spread their pollen and seeds.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • continuously = continuing in time or space without interruption or irregularity
  • Since about that time, war had been literally continuous, though strictly speaking it had not always been the same war.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • continuous = uninterrupted (without pause)
  • he had topped the standings almost continuously for three years, no one else was remotely close to him,
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • continuously = continuing in time or space without interruption or irregularity
  • First, they're glad they don't have to listen to my continuous chatter, and second, I don't have to get annoyed by their opinions.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • continuous = continuing in time or space without interruption or irregularity
  • The guard around him was circling continuously like giant birds of prey.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • continuously = continuing in time or space without interruption or irregularity
  • They had seen continuous change and were accustomed to it, but here it seemed shocking and sad.
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting
  • continuous = all the time
  • To these people the war is simply a continuous calamity which sweeps to and fro over their bodies like a tidal wave.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • continuous = uninterrupted (without pause)
  • Thus history is continuously rewritten.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • continuously = at all times
  • It would probably be accurate to say that by becoming continuous war has ceased to exist.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • continuous = uninterrupted (without pause)
  • Here it is necessary to repeat what has been said earlier, that by becoming continuous war has fundamentally changed its character.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • continuous = uninterrupted (without pause)
  • When war is continuous there is no such thing as military necessity.
    George Orwell  --  1984
continuous = uninterrupted (without pause)

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