[ noun ] uninterrupted connection or union
Used in print(Kenneth Reiner, "Coping with Runaway Technology"...)
Ideally speaking , it should be allowed to operate only where the public has a great stake in the continuity of supply or services , and where the actions of a single proprietor are secondary to the needs of society .(Newton Stallknecht, "Ideas and Literature," in Newton S...)
The continuities , contrasts , and similarities discernible when past and present are surveyed together are inexhaustible and the one is often understood through the other .
When these fields are surveyed together , important patterns of relationship emerge indicating a vast community of reciprocal influence , a continuity of thought and expression including many traditions , primarily literary , religious , and philosophical , but frequently including contact with the fine_arts and even , to some extent , with science .
[ noun ] (film,writing) a detailed script used in making a film in order to avoid discontinuities from shot to shot