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Continuity vs. Coherence

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Continuitynoun

Lack of interruption or disconnection; the quality of being continuous in space or time.

‘Considerable continuity of attention is needed to read German philosophy.’;

Coherencenoun

The quality of cohering, or being coherent; internal consistency.

‘His arguments lacked coherence.’;

Continuitynoun

A characteristic property of a continuous function.

Coherencenoun

A logical arrangement of parts.

Continuitynoun

(narratology) A narrative device in episodic fiction where previous and/or future events in a series of stories are accounted for in present stories.

Coherencenoun

The property of having the same wavelength and phase.

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Continuitynoun

Consistency between multiple shots depicting the same scene but possibly filmed on different occasions.

Coherencenoun

A semantic relationship between different parts of the same text.

Continuitynoun

the state of being continuous; uninterrupted connection or succession; close union of parts; cohesion; as, the continuity of fibers.

‘The sight would be tired, if it were attracted by a continuity of glittering objects.’;

Coherencenoun

A sticking or cleaving together; union of parts of the same body; cohesion.

Continuitynoun

uninterrupted connection or union

Coherencenoun

Connection or dependence, proceeding from the subordination of the parts of a thing to one principle or purpose, as in the parts of a discourse, or of a system of philosophy; a logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts; consecutiveness.

‘Coherence of discourse, and a direct tendency of all the parts of it to the argument in hand, are most eminently to be found in him.’;

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Continuitynoun

a detailed script used in making a film in order to avoid discontinuities from shot to shot

Coherencenoun

the state of cohering.

Continuitynoun

the property of a continuous and connected period of time

Coherencenoun

the state of cohering or sticking together

Continuitynoun

the unbroken and consistent existence or operation of something over time

‘a consensus favouring continuity of policy’;

Coherencenoun

logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts

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Continuitynoun

a state of stability and the absence of disruption

‘they have provided the country with a measure of continuity’;

Continuitynoun

a connection or line of development with no sharp breaks

‘a firm line of continuity between pre-war and post-war Britain’;

Continuitynoun

the maintenance of continuous action and self-consistent detail in the various scenes of a film or broadcast

‘a continuity error’;

Continuitynoun

the linking of broadcast items by a spoken commentary

‘the BBC continuity announcer’;

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