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continue

A programming statement that points to the beginning of the loop that it is in. In the following C example, the continue statements point to the top of the while loop. The } brace at the end of the loop also points to the top of the loop.

   while (1)
   {
   get_next_input();
   if (end_of_file) 
        exit_routine();
   if (type=='1') 
       {
       process1_routine();
       continue;
       }
   else if (type=='2')
       {
       process2_routine();
       continue;
       }
   else display_type_error()
   }

continue

When used as a control instruction, it should be followed by another word(s) clarifying what is expected of the pilot. Examples: “continue taxi,” “continue descent,” or “continue inbound.”
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One of them, a slender young man with white hands, the son of a jeweler in Winesburg, talked continually of virginity.
Several stations which had lately been erected in the country were continually infested with savages, stealing their horses and killing the men at every opportunity.
I began to grow melancholy and restless; continually prying into my mind, to discover which of its poor properties were gone, and what degree of detriment had already accrued to the remainder.
Even now, when the boats pulled upon this whale, and perilously drew over his swaying flukes, and the lances were darted into him, they were followed by steady jets from the new made wound, which kept continually playing, while the natural spout-hole in his head was only at intervals, however rapid, sending its affrighted moisture into the air.
However, the excuse he offers is at least an excuse; but there is another set of men who are like YOU; they know a WORD here and there, of a foreign language, or a few beggarly little three-word phrases, filched from the back of the Dictionary, and these are continually peppering into their literature, with a pretense of knowing that language--what excuse can they offer?
Elton, and found nothing so interesting as the discussion of his concerns; and every report, therefore, every guessall that had already occurred, all that might occur in the arrangement of his affairs, comprehending income, servants, and furniture, was continually in agitation around her.
From these basins the water is continually exhaled by the sun in the daytime, which effectually prevents their overflowing.
This learned dissertator, however valuable for his industry and erudition, is yet more to be esteemed for having dared so freely in the midst of France to declare his disapprobation of the Patriarch Oviedo's sanguinary zeal, who was continually importuning the Portuguese to beat up their drums for missionaries, who might preach the gospel with swords in their hands, and propagate by desolation and slaughter the true worship of the God of Peace.
It will not be said by those who recollect that the Atlantic coast is the longest side of the Union, that during the term of thirteen years, the representatives of the States have been almost continually assembled, and that the members from the most distant States are not chargeable with greater intermissions of attendance than those from the States in the neighborhood of Congress.
The Russian told them that the ape was his--nothing further would he offer--but kept harping continually upon the same theme, "The ape is mine.
I should then be a member of the best club by right, and should find my occupation in continually respecting myself.
This was partly owing to the increasing number and wealth of the inhabitants, and to the additions which they continually received by the arrival and settlement of people from beyond the sea.