a technique of casting ingots, bars, etc., in which the metal is poured into an open-ended mold, being withdrawn as it solidifies so that the solid portion of the piece retains the fluid portion within the mold.
- Continuous creation
noun 1. the theory that matter is being created continuously in the universe See steady-state theory 2. the theory that animate matter is being continuously created from inanimate matter
- Continuous-expansion engine
[kuh n-tin-yoo-uh s-ik-span-shuh n] /kənˈtɪn yu əs ɪkˈspæn ʃən/ noun 1. a steam engine in which a high-pressure cylinder is partly exhausted into a low-pressure cylinder during each stroke.
[kuh n-tin-yoo-uh s-fawrm] /kənˈtɪn yu əsˌfɔrm/ adjective 1. of or relating to paper, blank forms, checks, etc., supplied in a folded stack or roll to a device, as a computer printer, generally with perforations between sheets for later separation and often with detachable punched edges used to advance the sheets through the device.
noun, Mathematics. 1. (loosely) a mathematical function such that a small change in the independent variable, or point of the domain, produces only a small change in the value of the function. 2. (at a point in its domain) a function that has a limit equal to the value of the function at the point; […]