Definition of Continuation

1. Noun. The act of continuing an activity without interruption.




2. Noun. A part added to a book or play that continues and extends it.
Exact synonyms: Sequel
Generic synonyms: Addendum, Postscript, Supplement

3. Noun. A Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive a line as continuing its established direction.

4. Noun. The consequence of being lengthened in duration.
Exact synonyms: Lengthiness, Prolongation, Protraction
Generic synonyms: Duration, Length
Specialized synonyms: Fermata
Derivative terms: Continue, Continue, Continue, Continue, Continue, Continue, Lengthy, Prolong, Prolong, Protract

Definition of Continuation

1. n. That act or state of continuing; the state of being continued; uninterrupted extension or succession; prolongation; propagation.

Definition of Continuation

1. Noun. That act or state of continuing; the state of being continued; uninterrupted extension or succession; prolongation; propagation. ¹

2. Noun. That which extends, increases, supplements, or carries on; as, the continuation of a story. ¹

3. Noun. (context: narratology in a series of works) A sequel that begins at the point where a previously published work left off. ¹

4. Noun. (computing) A representation of an execution state of a program at a certain point in time, which may be used at a later time to resume the execution of the program from that point. ¹

5. Noun. (basketball) A successful shot that, despite a foul, is made with a single continuous motion beginning before the foul, and that is therefore valid in certain forms of basketball. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Continuation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Continuation

contingently
contingentness
contingents
continua
continuable
continual
continuall
continually
continualness
continuance
continuances
continuant
continuant consonant
continuants
continuate
continuation (current term)
continuation bet
continuation bets
continuation betting
continuation line
continuationism
continuations
continuative
continuatives
continuator
continuators

Literary usage of Continuation

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"Copper (continuation of K-17). University of Pittsburgh, 1911 to date 1. ... Copper (continuation of 36). Subject List of Industrial Fellowships from the ..."

2. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"A general continuation part-time school or class established under the Federal ... Such a class would be a general continuation part-time class if it met ..."

3. The Golden Book of Marcus Aurelius by Marcus Aurelius, Meric Casaubon (1898)
"... what is it but as one point, in regard of the whole world ? ia, as in the beginning and continuation of What is it. life at its XX. ..."

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