# continua

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plural of continuum
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A touch sensitive strip, similar to a standard electronic musical keyboard, except that the note steps are 1⁄100 of a semitone, and so are not separately marked
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Bulletin board program that ran on Multics in the late 70s Supported threaded discussions on multiple topics, like "a one-node version of netnews " Written by USGS employee Pat Doherty Picked up by Site SA Mike Auerbach and installed on System M to coordinate MRDS changes in response to the EOP procurement Ancestor of forum
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A touch sensitive strip, similar to a standard electronic musical keyboard, except that the note steps are 1/100th of a semitone, and so are not separately marked
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(1) atomic: the continuous spectral region toward the violet, adjacent to the head of a series limit of an atom's spectral lines (2) Space: the space-time environment in four dimensional space
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The numerical continuum is the series of real numbers; the linear continuum is the series of points on a geometrical line
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{i} continuous sequence, connected series
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is a checklist of skills/behaviors arranged in a developmental order
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a collection of points, such that between any two points there are distinct points Classical examples of a continuum are a line, plane or space
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The continuum is a transfinite number representing the cardinality of the real numbers If Cantor's Continuum Hypothesis is true, then the continuum is equivalent to aleph one
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(con TIN u um) A diagram that illustrates degrees of difference between two extremes For example, a continuum might show degrees of heights between the shortest and the tallest objects such as mountains, buildings, trees, or whatever is being measured
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a continuous series or whole, no part of which is noticeably different from its adjacent parts, although the ends or extremes of it are very different from each other
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A continuity and consistency of care information to family, professionals, and community resources
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a continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct of distinguishable from adjacent parts
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1: the mixtureof a space (field) and charge (field) 2: a universal sea of charged space
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(pronounce: kon-tih-new-um) continuum = [Latin] something without breaks The continuum is the name astronomers use for the combination of all colors that an object such as the Sun emits, and also for the broad variation from color to color in how much light is emitted Broad means: without looking at the little details, such as spectral lines The continuum is determined mostly by the temperature of the object The hotter the object is, the brighter it shines The color at which an object shines brightest also depends on the temperature Hot objects such as the Sun shine brightest in yellow light; less hot objects shine most in red light, and cool objects shine brightest in (invisible) infrared light The full-disk continuum image is an example of an image observed in the continuum For more information, see the Light page of Mr Sunspot's Answer Book
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the set of all real numbers and, more generally, a compact connected metric space
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A continuum is a set of things on a scale, which have a particular characteristic to different degrees. These various complaints are part of a continuum of ill-health. continuums continua a scale of related things on which each one is only slightly different from the one before
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n 1 A continuous extent, succession, or whole, no part of which can be distinguished from neighboring parts except by arbitrary division **
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Illustrates the concept that a person's health status shifts back and forth during a lifetime
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## Etymology

[ k&n-'tin-yü-&m ] (noun.) 1646. Latin, neuter of continuus.

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