Pronunciation: (kon"tn-OO'i-tē, -tn-yOO'), [key]
1. the state or quality of being continuous.
2. a continuous or connected whole.
3. a motion-picture scenario giving the complete action, scenes, etc., in detail and in the order in which they are to be shown on the screen.
4. the spoken part of a radio or television script that serves as introductory or transitional material on a nondramatic program.
5. Math.the property of a continuous function.
6. Usually, continuities. sets of merchandise, as dinnerware or encyclopedias, given free or sold cheaply by a store to shoppers as a sales promotion.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.