Continued vs. Continuous

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  • Continued (adjective)

    Prolonged; unstopped.

  • Continued (adjective)


  • Continued (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of continue

  • Continued (noun)

    the word continued when placed in the end of the page to show it is to be continued

  • Continuous (adjective)

    Without stopping; without a break, cessation, or interruption


    "a continuous current of electricity"

  • Continuous (adjective)

    Without intervening space; continued


    "a continuous line of railroad"

  • Continuous (adjective)

    Not deviating or varying from uniformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.

  • Continuous (adjective)

    Such that, for every x in the domain, for each small open interval D about f(x), there's an interval containing x whose image is in D.

  • Continuous (adjective)

    Such that each open set in the target space has an open preimage (in the domain space, with respect to the given function).

    "Each continuous function from the real line to the rationals is constant, since the rationals are totally disconnected."

  • Continuous (adjective)

    Expressing an ongoing action or state.

  • Continued (adjective)

    Having extension of time, space, order of events, exertion of energy, etc.; extended; protracted; uninterrupted; also, resumed after interruption; extending through a succession of issues, session, etc.; as, a continued story.

  • Continuous (adjective)

    Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening space or time; uninterrupted; unbroken; continual; unceasing; constant; continued; protracted; extended; as, a continuous line of railroad; a continuous current of electricity.

  • Continuous (adjective)

    Not deviating or varying from uninformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.

Webster Dictionary
  • Continued (adjective)

    without stop or interruption;

    "to insure the continued success of the war"

    "the continued existence of nationalism"

    "the continued popularity of Westerns"

  • Continuous (adjective)

    continuing in time or space without interruption;

    "a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"

    "a continuous bout of illness lasting six months"

    "lived in continuous fear"

    "a continuous row of warehouses"

    "a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it"

    "moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks"

  • Continuous (adjective)

    of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity

Princeton's WordNet

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