Part of speech: noun

The state or quality of being continuous.

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Usage examples "continuity":

  1. There is not only greater difficulty in realizing the continuity of ideas and meaning, but a greater necessity for abrupt changes of voice than in any other mode of expression. - "Browning and the Dramatic Monologue", S. S. Curry.
  2. Two passages from Huxley's writings, one written in 1860 in the Westminster Review, and the second written in 1893, in the preface to the volume of his collected essays which contained a reprint of the Westminster article, will make plain the continuity of Huxley's attitude: " There is no fault to be found with Mr. Darwin's method, then; but it is another question whether he has fulfilled all the conditions imposed by that method. - "Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work", P. Chalmers Mitchell.
  3. In practice this is done by means of a special instrument known as a continuity preserving transmitter, or, usually, as a transmitter. - "Edison, His Life and Inventions", Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin.