Origin of continuous
Examples from the Web for continuous
The director, Jonathan Demme, offers us a continuous rock experience that keeps building, becoming ever more intense and euphoric.The Stacks: Pauline Kael's Talking Heads Obsession|Pauline Kael|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There had been continuous problems with the Pratt & Whitney engines.
That really hit me, the continuous flow of ideas without stopping.
The ensuing night gave me the grand migraine of my life, with throbs like the blows of an ax and continuous pinwheels.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After 57 years of continuous operation, the theater closed, was sold to a private company, and scheduled for demolition.How to Save Silent Movies: Inside New Jersey’s Cinema Paradiso|Rich Goldstein|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Consequently, the continuous sound of voices overhead soon became somewhat exasperating.Donald and Dorothy|Mary Mapes Dodge
The longitudinal dark lines on the dorsum are continuous to the groin in 95 specimens and fragmented in two specimens.Middle American Frogs of the Hyla microcephala Group|William E. Duellman
Condensed milk should never be used as a continuous food; as a substitute, however, for a few weeks it is often invaluable.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)|W. Grant Hague
Penda remained its rallying point; and the long reign of the Mercian king was in fact one continuous battle with the Cross.On Some Ancient Battle-Fields in Lancashire|Charles Hardwick
The steady, continuous plash upon the roof slackens into a quiet pattering of raindrops.E.P. Roe: Reminiscences of his Life|Mary A. Roe
British Dictionary definitions for continuous
Word Origin for continuous
Word Origin and History for continuous
1640s, from French continueus or directly from Latin continuus "uninterrupted, hanging together" (see continue). Related: Continuously.