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contiguous vs. continuous

[ kuhn-tig-yoo-uhs ]
  1. touching; in contact.
  2. in close proximity without actually touching; near.
  3. adjacent in time: contiguous events.
[ kuhn-tin-yoo-uhs ]
  1. uninterrupted in time; without cessation: continuous coughing during the concert.
  2. being in immediate connection or spatial relationship: a continuous series of blasts; a continuous row of warehouses.
  3. progressive (def. 7).

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