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Continuum may refer to:

  • Continuum (measurement), theories or models that explain gradual transitions from one condition to another, without any abrupt changes

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  • Dialect continuum, the transition of one language to another through a series of speech variations


In mathematics, "the continuum" is sometimes used to denote the real line, and more generally to describe similar objects



  • Continuum morphology, in plant morphology, underlining the continuum between morphological categories
  • Continuum concept, in psychology, Jean Liedloff's articulation of the natural principles upon which attachment parenting was founded
  • Continuum mechanics, a branch of physics that deals with continuous matter
  • Space-time continuum, any mathematical model that combines space and time into a single continuum
  • Continuum theory of specific heats of solids — see Debye model
  • Triune continuum, trinity of continual representations in general system modeling defined in the theory of triune continuum, used in the Triune continuum paradigm
  • A continuous spectrum is referred to simply as the continuum in contrast to discrete spectral lines


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