a long narrow hinge that runs the full length of the two surfaces to which its leaves are joined.
[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 […]
noun, Automotive, Machinery. 1. a transmission, typically using rubber belts and pulleys, in which the ratio of the rotational speeds of two shafts, as the drive shaft and driven shaft of a vehicle, can be varied continuously within a given range, providing an infinite number of possible ratios. Abbreviation: CVT.
noun 1. .
- Continuous murmur
continuous murmur n. A murmur heard without interruption throughout systole and into diastole.
- Continuous passive motion
continuous passive motion n. Abbr. CPM A technique in which a joint, usually the knee, is moved constantly in a mechanical splint to prevent stiffness and to increase the range of motion.