a spectrum apparently having all wavelengths over a comparatively wide range, usually characteristic of solids and other substances at high temperatures.
a spectrum that contains or appears to contain all wavelengths but not spectrum lines over a wide portion of its range. The emission spectrum of incandescent solids is continuous; bremsstrahlung spectra consisting of a large number of lines may appear continuous
- Continuous stationery
noun 1. (computing) paper that is perforated between pages and folded concertina fashion, used in dot-matrix, line, and daisywheel printers
- Continuous suture
continuous suture n. A suture made from an uninterrupted series of stitches and fastened at each end by a knot. Also called uninterrupted suture.
- Continuous system modeling program
simulation (CSMP) A program for simulation of dynamics of continuous systems. CSMP is similar to CSSL. [“A Guide to Using CSMP – The Continuous System Modeling Program”, Frank H. Speckhart et al, P-H 1976]. (1995-02-23)
noun, Biology. 1. variation in phenotypic traits such as body weight or height in which a series of types are distributed on a continuum rather than grouped into discrete categories. Compare . continuous variation Variation within a population in which a graded series of intermediate phenotypes falls between the extremes. Height in human beings, for […]