Continued
Definition of Continued
Con`tin´ued
p. p. & a.
1.
Having
extension
of time,
space
,
order
of
events
,
exertion
of
energy
,
etc
.;
extended
;
protracted
;
uninterrupted
; also,
resumed
after
interruption
;
extending
through
a
succession
of
issues
,
session
,
etc
.; as, a
continued
story
.
Continued bass
(Mus.)
a
bass
continued
through
an
entire
piece
of
music
, while the other
parts
of the
harmony
are
indicated
by
figures
beneath
the
bass
; the same as
thorough bass
or
figured bass
;
basso
continuo
.
Continued fever
(Med.)
a
fever
which
presents
no
interruption
in its
course
.
Continued fraction
(Math.)
a
fraction
whose
numerator
is 1, and
whose
denominator
is a
whole
number
plus
a
fraction
whose
numerator
is 1 and
whose
denominator
is a
whole
number
,
plus
a
fraction
, and so on.
Continued proportion
(Math.)
a
proportion
composed
of two or more
equal
ratios
, in which the
consequent
of each
preceding
ratio
is the same with the
antecedent
of the
following
one; as, 4 : 8 : 8 : 16 :: 16 : 32.
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