Continuity

Continuity may refer to:
In mathematics:
 The opposing concept to discreteness; common examples include:
 Continuous probability distribution or random variable in probability and statistics
 Continuous game, a generalization of games used in game theory
 Law of Continuity, a heuristic principle of Gottfried Leibniz
 Continuous function; in particular:
 Continuity (topology), a generalization to functions between topological spaces
 Scott continuity, for functions between posets
 Continuity (set theory), for functions between ordinals
 Continuity (category theory), for functors
 Graph continuity, for payoff functions in game theory
 Continuity theorem may refer to one of two results:
 Lévy's continuity theorem on random variables
 Kolmogorov continuity theorem on stochastic processes
 In geometry:
 Parametric continuity, for parametrised curves
 Geometric continuity, a concept primarily applied to the conic sections and related shapes
 Continuity equation for application in electromagnetic theory, fluid dynamics and quantum mechanics
Other uses:
 Ethnography and ethnic nationalism: see indigenism
 Materials science: Colloids and related matters in which there may be different substances in contact with each other, some of the substances in the form of dispersed particles (the "dispersed phase") and others as a matrix without internal boundaries (the "continuous phase").
 Health care continuity
 Continuity (album), an album by electronic indie group Wedlock
 Continuity of Operations Plan
 Continuity (fiction), the consistency of the characteristics of persons, plot, objects, places and events seen by the reader or viewer
 Continuity supervisor or script supervisor, a member of a film crew responsible for maintaining continuity of the motion picture
 Continuity (broadcasting), messages (other than advertisements) played by broadcasters between programmes
 An unbroken electrical path in an electrical circuit or connector
See also
 Continuum (disambiguation)
 Contiguity
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 The opposing concept to discreteness; common examples include:
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Continuity — Con ti*nu i*ty, n.; pl. {Continuities}. [L. continuitas: cf. F. continuit[ e]. See {Continuous}.] the state of being continuous; uninterrupted connection or succession; close union of parts; cohesion; as, the continuity of fibers. Grew. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
continuity — I noun coherence, connectedness, connection, consecution, consecutiveness, consistency, constancy, continualness, continuance, continuatio, continuation, continuousness, continuum, incessancy, permanence, perpetuitas, perpetuity, progression,… … Law dictionary
continuity — early 15c., from M.Fr. continuité, from L. continuitatem (nom. continuitas), from continuus (see CONTINUE (Cf. continue)). Cinematographic sense is recorded from 1921, Amer.Eng … Etymology dictionary
continuity — *continuation, continuance Analogous words: *succession, sequence, chain, train, progression Contrasted words: intermittence, recurrence, alternation, periodicity (see corresponding adjectives at INTERMITTENT): fitfulness (see corresponding… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
continuity — [n] progression chain, cohesion, connection, constancy, continuance, continuousness, continuum, dovetailing, durability, duration, endurance, extension, flow, interrelationship, linking, perpetuity, persistence, prolongation, protraction,… … New thesaurus
continuity — ► NOUN (pl. continuities) 1) the unbroken and consistent existence or operation of something. 2) a connection or line of development with no sharp breaks. 3) the maintenance of continuous action and self consistent detail in the scenes of a film… … English terms dictionary
continuity — [kän΄tə no͞o′ə tē, kän΄tənyo͞o′ə tē] n. pl. continuities [OFr continuite < L continuitas] 1. the state or quality of being continuous; connectedness; coherence 2. a continuous flow, series, or succession; unbroken, coherent whole 3. continuous … English World dictionary
continuity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ greater ▪ remarkable ▪ unbroken ▪ After centuries of unbroken continuity, the landscape was being changed out of all recognition. ▪ cultural … Collocations dictionary
continuity — [[t]kɒ̱ntɪnju͟ːɪti, AM nu͟ː [/t]] continuities 1) N VAR (approval) Continuity is the fact that something continues to happen or exist, with no great changes or interruptions. An historical awareness also imparts a sense of continuity. ...a tank… … English dictionary
Continuity — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Uninterrupted sequence. < N PARAG:Continuity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 continuity continuity Sgm: N 1 consecution consecution consecutiveness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 succession succession round suite progression … English dictionary for students