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Maths (of a function or curve) changing gradually in value as the variable changes in value. A function f is continuous if at every value a of the independent variable the difference between f(x) and f(a) approaches zero as x approaches a.
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absolute continuity) and thereby corrects the inevitable error which the human mind cannot avoid when it deals with separate elements of motion instead of examining continuous motion.
The movement of humanity, arising as it does from innumerable arbitrary human wills, is continuous.
To understand the laws of this continuous movement is the aim of history.
A line, on the other hand, is a continuous quantity, for it is possible to find a common boundary at which its parts join.
Time, past, present, and future, forms a continuous whole.
Each new form, also, as soon as it has been much improved, will be able to spread over the open and continuous area, and will thus come into competition with many others.
The lightning flashes came faster and faster and closer together; the thunder-roll was almost continuous, not stopping for a moment--a new crash beginning before the old one had ceased.
Our warriors then rushed up to the roofs of the buildings which we occupied and followed the retreating armada with a continuous fusillade of deadly fire.
I do not think I have ever heard quite so much vile language come in a continuous stream from any man's lips before, though I have frequented eccentric company enough.
Away in the far background the land rises, closing the view with a continuous wooded slope, forming in the distance an interminable rampart overgrown with bushes.
The continuous auditing methodology is a partnership between internal audit and business process owners (Popescu, 2014), provides an almost real-time validation of the effectiveness of the selected controls tested, does not require a specific technology tool to generate value-added results, and the continuous auditing methodology is integrated into existing audit departments to complement the risk-based audit approach.
In higher production facilities, where a single casting is run thousands of times per clay, the method of continuous product flow is preferable.

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