continuum

[ kuh n-tin-yoo-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF continuum

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It replaces the world of the continuum by a world of discrete states.

All intervening nature is the continuum of two good and wise men.

How, moreover, can Magnitude, and a Continuum arise out of that which has no Magnitude?

Number cannot, either as Movent or as Form, produce a Continuum (b. 30).

The world line of a ray of light is a geodesic in the continuum.

Nor can we reach ultimate elements in sensuous experience, for this lies also within a continuum.

The difficulties on the composition of the continuum enter also into this matter.

I mean that on days like this, we remember that we are all part of a continuum, inescapably connected by the ties that bind.

It is not known if he ever found the integrated effect of the continuum of elastic connections in the pendulum.

Being the very original of what we mean by continuity, it makes a continuum wherever it appears.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from Latin continuum "a continuous thing," neuter of continuus (see continue). The plural is continua.

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