noun, plural con·ti·nu·i·ties.
Origin of continuity
Examples from the Web for continuity
"We do our damnedest to produce things with some sense of continuity," David says of the Dodgers.New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’|Ross Wetzsteon|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is the red thread of continuity, which runs from Decline 1.0 with Sputnik to Decline 5.0 with the post-crash.Sunday Q&A: Josef Joffe on the Myth of American Decline|Michael Moynihan|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Japan had continuity—it was largely an imperial war—and the Emperor remained.
First, the markets like continuity, and dislike abrupt changes.Janet Yellen’s Historic Nomination For Federal Reserve Chairwoman|Daniel Gross|October 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Is Jewish continuity beyond for its own sake worse pursuing?On the Value of Remaining Identified as a Jew, in the Absence of Faith|Mira Sucharov|October 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is only thus that the continuity of human history reveals itself to us as the most important of scientific facts.History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete|John Lothrop Motley
Neither is it owing to a difference in their continuity or explosiveness; although f is continuous, whilst p is explosive.A Handbook of the English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
The sense of a cataclysmic disaster in death would pass and be replaced by a sense of the continuity of life.Our Lady Saint Mary|J. G. H. Barry
Is it fanciful to hold that Brown's passion for 'continuity' had much to do with planting and confirming it?From a Cornish Window|Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
They lack relationship, that is, assured place; they are deficient as to continuity.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
British Dictionary definitions for continuity
noun plural -ties
Word Origin and History for continuity
early 15c., from Middle French continuité, from Latin continuitatem (nominative continuitas), from continuus (see continue). Cinematographic sense is recorded from 1921, American English.