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continuous

Pronunciation: /kənˈtɪnjuəs/

Translation of continuous in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 (unbroken, constant) continuo, ininterrumpido
    Example sentences
    • But the airport is no longer inactive during the afternoons, as there is continuous movement of flights.
    • There will also be environmental monitoring around the works including additional continuous air monitoring.
    • At the time of tooth bud formation, each tooth begins a continuous movement outward in relation to the bone.
  • 2 2.1 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] [function/curve] continuo 2.2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] [tense] continuo future/present continuous futuro (masculine)/presente (masculine) continuo
    Example sentences
    • Accounts of technological development are retrospective stories about continuous advance.
    • A point on the block serves as guide for the repeat impression, so that the design is continuous.
    • The one area of reproduction which can create difficulties in accurate dating is the continuous production of a design over many years.
    Example sentences
    • In 1873 he gave a continuous function with divergent Fourier series at any point solving a major problem.
    • This means that we can ignore a lot of jumps in functions and integrate them as if they were nice, smooth, continuous functions.
    • He proved strong results on continuous functions containing Sierpinski's curve and wrote several papers on functional spaces.

noun/nombre

  • [Linguistics/Lingüística] the continuous el continuo

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