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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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It is a "stand-out" image in two senses: because of the prevalence of that attention-soliciting color, red; and because, as a photograph, it juts out of, and negates, the continuousness of film.
continuousness rather than a closure, as with Maus's double
Daubechies wavelets are a series of discrete orthogonal wavelets expressed as [.sub.N][psi], and they have the following prominent characteristics: compact support, orthogonality, and continuousness. In this work, we used [.sub.2][psi] with reference to our previous work (Suetsugu et al.
Art closely follows the principle of Nature in its continuousness, its constant development, its pattern of unfolding.
At the commemorative event in 2003, a circular memorial suggested inclusion and continuousness. Individual wooden stakes marked with red tobacco ties identified those who had died in 1862.
Scores were highest for the first two criteria, "Continuous and Frequent Curricular Planning Processes" and "Awareness and Responsiveness," which seem to exhibit greatest face validity for the concept of continuousness in planning.
I suggest that the continuousness of interpretation represents a fluid series of anxious mis-takes that the waters of the Wake reflect back to us.
The quality of fibrils can be described in terms of their degree of orientation and continuousness. A preliminary attempt to quantify the degree of fibril orientation in an extrudate using Raman spectroscopy shows promising results.
One court, however, has suggested that the proper focus under Newmont Mines should be "on the distinctness or separability of the actual incidents of damage," rather than "the singularity or continuousness of the cause of damage" (Mohawk Mountain Ski Area, Inc.
"Most striking in the Maine wilderness is the continuousness of the forest," wrote Henry David Thoreau in his 1864 book The Maine Woods.
The flexatone's continuousness and lack of attack points help to identify it as a rhythmic pedal.
The report concluded: "The intensity and continuousness of computer-based monitoring raises questions about privacy, fairness, and quality of work life."

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