From Latin continued, continuous It is an adjective that allows you to name asomething that extends, is made or lasts without interruption . For example: “This afternoon: continuous cinema in the main hall of the club”, "It was a continuous punishment for three long years", "The defendant, under continuous pressure from the judges, ended up confessing the crime", “When you are subjected to continuous noise, you can hardly concentrate”.
When the concept applies to two or more things, the adjective refers to having union with each other : "I need a continuous roll of paper to print all the balances", "The idea is to get a continuous plastic film to cover the works", "This machine is trained to work with continuous rolls".
In addition to all this we should highlight the existence of a series of expressions that go along that same line. Thus, for example, it is common to use what is known as direct current. This can dictate that it is the electric current that has as its main hallmark that always flows in the same direction.
Regarding a person , the term indicates who it is persistent and constant in an action or draft : "Pablo is having a bad time, but I am sure he will succeed: he is a continuous and struggling man", “You have to be continuous and keep trying: you will soon see the fruits”, “The ability to be continuous in my ventures allowed me to progress”.
For the math , a continuous function is one whose value is modified gradually according to the value of the independent variable.
In the field of mathematics, there is also what is called continuous fraction. This we can say is the sum of a number and a fraction. But it is not any fraction, no. It is a fraction that has a denominator that is the result, in turn, of adding a number and another fraction.
All this without forgetting the existence of the known as continuous proportion. In this same area, what is used is a proportion that is made up of what would be the three consecutive terms that form a progression.
In the field of physical It is considered that a function, a variable or a system is continuous when, between two points, there is an infinite amount of points and, in addition, the completeness property is fulfilled.
But there is another important term in the field of Physics that uses the word that now occupies us. We are referring to continuous movement. We can establish that it is the one that is intended to be carried out, without producing any type of energy expenditure, and for a time that is not specified at all.
In the field of music, this word we are analyzing is also used. In his case, what is known as continuous bass is used, a technique that was used in the Baroque period to proceed to compose.
The topology Finally, he argues that a continuum is a connected and compact topological area.