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  Continuity (Con`ti*nu"i*ty) (?), n.; pl. Continuities (#).
[L. continuitas: cf. F. continuit¿. See Continuous.]

The state of being continuous; uninterupted connection or succession; close union of parts; cohesion; as, the continuity of fibers. Grew. "The sight would be tired, if it were attracted by a continuity of glittering objects." Dryden.

-- Law of continuity (Math. & Physics), the principle that nothing passes from one state to another without passing through all the intermediate states.
-- Solution of continuity. (Math.) See under Solution.

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