# continuum

*continuum*on Thesaurus.com

a continuous extent, series, or whole.

Mathematics.

a set of elements such that between any two of them there is a third element.

the set of all real numbers.

any compact, connected set containing at least two elements.

## Origin of continuum

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## How to use continuum in a sentence

Celui-ci continua mon travail de correction et d'émendation.

Oscar Wilde | Arthur RansomeIf, on the contrary, C can be subdivided only by cuts which are themselves continua, we shall say C has several dimensions.

First we must introduce the notion of cut, studying first physical continua.

Space is a mathematical

*continuum*, it is infinite, and we can represent to ourselves only physical continua and finite objects.The notion thus introduced may be adapted by suitable modifications to continua of lower dimensions in Cn.

## British Dictionary definitions for continuum

/ (kənˈtɪnjʊəm) /

a continuous series or whole, no part of which is perceptibly different from the adjacent parts

## Origin of continuum

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