Meaning of CONTINUOUS in English
adj.1 unbroken, uninterrupted, connected throughout in space or time.
2 Gram. PROGRESSIVE.
Phrases and idioms:
continuous assessment the evaluation of a pupil's progress throughout a course of study, as well as or instead of by examination. continuous creation the creation of the universe or the matter in it regarded as a continuous process. continuous stationery a continuous ream of paper, usu. perforated to form single sheets.
continuously adv. continuousness n.
Etymology: L continuus uninterrupted f. continere (as COM-, tenere hold)
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012