noun, plural con·tin·u·a [kuhn-tin-yoo-uh]. /kənˈtɪn yu ə/.
- 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.
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Origin of continuum
Example sentences from the Web for continuum
Then she's right, because events in the two continua are the same.The Right Time|Walter Bupp
We are now in a position to ask the question: Is the matter in a mixture of two continua identical with that of its constituents?A Librarian's Open Shelf|Arthur E. Bostwick
Celui-ci continua mon travail de correction et d'émendation.Oscar Wilde|Arthur Ransome
Im also the Herr Reames of several other articles, such as on the mechanics of continua and the mass and inertia of the tesseract.
The notion thus introduced may be adapted by suitable modifications to continua of lower dimensions in Cn.