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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Continuity  \Con`ti*nu"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Continuities}.  [L. 
  continuitas:  cf  F.  continuit['e].  See  {Continuous}.] 
  the  state  of  being  continuous;  uninterupted  connection  or 
  succession;  close  union  of  parts  cohesion;  as  the 
  continuity  of  fibers.  --Grew. 
 
  The  sight  would  be  tired,  if  it  were  attracted  by  a 
  continuity  of  glittering  objects.  --Dryden. 
 
  {Law  of  continuity}  (Math.  &  Physics),  the  principle  that 
  nothing  passes  from  one  state  to  another  without  passing 
  through  all  the  intermediate  states. 
 
  {Solution  of  continuity}.  (Math.)  See  under  {Solution}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  continuity 
  n  1:  uninterrupted  connection  or  union  [ant:  {discontinuity}] 
  2:  a  detailed  script  used  in  making  a  film  in  order  to  avoid 
  discontinuities  from  shot  to  shot 
  3:  the  property  of  a  continuous  and  connected  period  of  time 
  [syn:  {persistence}] 




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