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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
abiding, accordant, ageless, alike, articulated, automatic, balanced, catenated, ceaseless, chronological, coeternal, concatenated, connected, consecutive, consistent, consonant, constant, continual, continued, continuing, correspondent, cyclical, dateless, direct, durational, durative, endless, equable, equal, eternal, eterne, even, ever-being, ever-durable, ever-during, ever-recurring, everlasting, everliving, featureless, flat, frequent, gapless, haunting, homogeneous, immediate, immemorial, immutable, incessant, indefatigable, indestructible, infinite, interminable, invariable, joined, jointless, lasting, level, linked, measured, mechanical, methodic, monolithic, monotonous, never-ceasing, never-ending, nonstop, nonterminating, nonterminous, of a piece, olamic, ordered, orderly, perdurable, perennial, periodic, permanent, perpetual, persistent, reappearing, recurrent, recurring, regular, remaining, repetitive, returning, revenant, robotlike, round-the-clock, running, seamless, sempiternal, sequent, sequential, serial, serried, smooth, stable, staying, steadfast, steady, sticking, straight, sustained, systematic, temporal, thematic, thick-coming, tight, timeless, twenty-four-hour, ubiquitous, unbroken, unceasing, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, undeviating, undifferentiated, undiversified, undying, unending, uniform, unintermitted, unintermittent, unintermitting, uninterrupted, unrelieved, unremitting, unruffled, unstopped, unvaried, unvarying, without end
Dictionary Results for continuous:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: continuing in time or space without interruption; "a
           continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms
           results in the emission of light"- James Jeans; "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" [syn: continuous,
           uninterrupted] [ant: discontinuous, noncontinuous]
    2: of a function or curve; extending without break or
       irregularity [ant: discontinuous]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Continuous \Con*tin"u*ous\, a. [L. continuus, fr. continere to
   hold together. See Continent.]
   1. 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.
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            he can hear its continuous murmur.    --Longfellow.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. (Bot.) Not deviating or varying from uninformity; not
      interrupted; not joined or articulated.
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   Continuous brake (Railroad), a brake which is attached to
      each car a train, and can be caused to operate in all the
      cars simultaneously from a point on any car or on the

   Continuous impost. See Impost.

   Syn: Continuous, Continual.

   Usage: Continuous is the stronger word, and denotes that the
          continuity or union of parts is absolute and
          uninterrupted; as, a continuous sheet of ice; a
          continuous flow of water or of argument. So Daniel
          Webster speaks of "a continuous and unbroken strain of
          the martial airs of England." Continual, in most
          cases, marks a close and unbroken succession of
          things, rather than absolute continuity. Thus we speak
          of continual showers, implying a repetition with
          occasional interruptions; we speak of a person as
          liable to continual calls, or as subject to continual
          applications for aid, etc. See Constant.
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