Pronunciation: (kun-tin'yOO-um), [key]
—pl. -tin•u•aPronunciation: (-tin'yOO-u). [key]
1. a continuous extent, series, or whole.
a. a set of elements such that between any two of them there is a third element.
b. the set of all real numbers.
c. any compact, connected set containing at least two elements.
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