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CONTINUUM (continua)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does continuum mean? 

CONTINUUM (noun)
  The noun CONTINUUM has 1 sense:

1. a continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct of distinguishable from adjacent parts

  Familiarity information: CONTINUUM used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONTINUUM (noun)


Sense 1continuum [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct of distinguishable from adjacent parts

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Hypernyms ("continuum" is a kind of...):

time (the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "continuum"):

history (the continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future)


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