Pronunciation: (kun-tin'yOO-uns), [key]
1. an act or instance of continuing; continuation: a continuance of war.
2. a remaining in the same place, condition, etc.
3. continuation (def. 3).
4. Law.adjournment of a step in a proceeding to a future day.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.