Definition of 'continuous'
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This time the continuous oily stream covers the body and is followed by a massage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Great sports teams are built upon a culture of continuous improvement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The survivor can hear continuous loud noises from the north. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What part of the process requires continuous control? MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)What is really needed are the operational management skills to implement effective continuous improvement programmes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The hero grows from childhood to old age in a continuous present. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Exposure to continuous high volume noise can stop the hair cells working properly. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is thus necessary to train a continuous stream of new men. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They saw the screenplay as a continuous process. Times, Sunday Times (2008)People should look at it from season to season and we want to see continuous improvement. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The dubious magic of the present continuous is no substitute for a close attention to the past. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Are you exposed to very loud and continuous noise at your home or work? Stay Well This Winter (1989)Follow his feed and you find a continuous stream of absurdities. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But it is a continuous education process. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Leaders in service excellence train their people to drive continuous improvement. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are parallels in local government where in the past half century there has been almost continuous revolution. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The continuous improvement in productive efficiency which it promotes leads to growing technological unemployment as existing jobs become redundant. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)It shows part of the rescue against a backdrop of almost continuous gunfire and flames rising from parts of the prison. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They exist in a continuous present. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You will also be unable to claim if you were not in continuous employment for at least six months before being made redundant. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They used a loudspeaker to play a continuous noise at a similar frequency to the clicks and found the plants grew towards it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If one stayed at home after dinner, there was a continuous stream of visitors. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)Line managers control their own information needs, so performance management is now a continuous process. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For example, you gain the right not to be unfairly dismissed after being in continuous employment for two years. The Sun (2015)As it is we have jointly clocked up more than 100 years of continuous employment in a highly competitive industry. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'continuous'
British English: continuous /kənˈtɪnjʊəs/ ADJECTIVE
A continuous process or event continues for a period of time without stopping.
...a continuous stream of phone calls.
- American English: continuous
- Arabic: مُسْتَمِرّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: contínuo
- Chinese: 连续的
- Croatian: trajan
- Czech: nepřetržitý
- Danish: fortsat
- Dutch: ononderbroken
- European Spanish: ininterrumpido
- Finnish: jatkuva
- French: continu
- German: andauernd
- Greek: αδιάκοπος
- Italian: continuo
- Japanese: 連続的な
- Korean: 연속적인
- Norwegian: sammenhengende
- Polish: ciągły
- European Portuguese: contínuo
- Romanian: continuu
- Russian: продолжительный
- Spanish: ininterrumpido
- Swedish: oavbruten
- Thai: ซึ่งต่อเนื่องกัน
- Turkish: kesintisiz
- Ukrainian: безперервний
- Vietnamese: liên tục
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