[kuh n-tin-yoo-oh] /kənˈtɪn yuˌoʊ/
noun, plural continuos. Music.
a keyboard accompanying part consisting originally of a figured bass, which in modern scores is usually realized, and serving to provide or fill out the harmonic texture.
noun (pl) -os
the thorough-bass part as played on a keyboard instrument, often supported by a cello, bassoon, etc
- Continuous assessment
noun 1. the assessment of a pupil’s progress throughout a course of study rather than exclusively by examination at the end of it
[kuh n-tin-yoo-uh s] /kənˈtɪn yu əs/ adjective 1. uninterrupted in time; without cessation: continuous coughing during the concert. 2. being in immediate connection or spatial relationship: a continuous series of blasts; a continuous row of warehouses. 3. Grammar. (def 7). /kənˈtɪnjʊəs/ adjective 1. prolonged without interruption; unceasing: a continuous noise 2. in an unbroken series […]
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