Meaning of CONTINUOUS in English
adj. 1 unbroken, uninterrupted, connected throughout in space or time. 2 Gram. = PROGRESSIVE. 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.
[ L continuus uninterrupted f. continere (as COM-, tenere hold) ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012