Continuity



[kon-tn-oo-i-tee, -tn-yoo] /ˌkɒn tnˈu ɪ ti, -tnˈyu/

noun, plural continuities.
1.
the state or quality of being .
2.
a or connected whole.
3.
a motion-picture scenario giving the complete action, scenes, etc., in detail and in the order in which they are to be shown on the screen.
4.
the spoken part of a radio or television script that serves as introductory or transitional material on a nondramatic program.
5.
Mathematics. the property of a .
6.
Usually, continuities. sets of merchandise, as dinnerware or encyclopedias, given free or sold cheaply by a store to shoppers as a sales promotion.
/ˌkɒntɪˈnjuːɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
logical sequence, cohesion, or connection
2.
a continuous or connected whole
3.
the comprehensive script or scenario of detail and movement in a film or broadcast
4.
the continuous projection of a film, using automatic rewind
n.

early 15c., from Middle French continuité, from Latin continuitatem (nominative continuitas), from continuus (see continue). Cinematographic sense is recorded from 1921, American English.

continuity con·ti·nu·i·ty (kŏn’tə-nōō’ĭ-tē, -nyōō’-)
n.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Contrapuntist

    [kon-truh-puhn-tist] /ˌkɒn trəˈpʌn tɪst/ noun 1. a person skilled in the practice of . /ˌkɒntrəˈpʌntɪst/ noun 1. (music) a composer skilled in counterpoint

  • Contrarily

    [kon-trer-ee; for 5 also kuh n-trair-ee] /ˈkɒn trɛr i; for 5 also kənˈtrɛər i/ adjective 1. opposite in nature or character; diametrically or mutually opposed: contrary to fact; contrary propositions. 2. opposite in direction or position: departures in contrary directions. 3. being the opposite one of two: I will make the contrary choice. 4. unfavorable […]



  • Contrariness

    [kon-trer-ee; for 5 also kuh n-trair-ee] /ˈkɒn trɛr i; for 5 also kənˈtrɛər i/ adjective 1. opposite in nature or character; diametrically or mutually opposed: contrary to fact; contrary propositions. 2. opposite in direction or position: departures in contrary directions. 3. being the opposite one of two: I will make the contrary choice. 4. unfavorable […]

  • Contrarious

    [kuh n-trair-ee-uh s] /kənˈtrɛər i əs/ adjective 1. Chiefly Appalachian. perverse; refractory. 2. Archaic. adverse; unfavorable. /kənˈtrɛərɪəs/ adjective (rare) 1. (of people or animals) perverse or obstinate 2. (of conditions) unfavourable



Disclaimer: Continuity definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.