Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Continual (Page: 313)

Con*tin"u*al (?), a. [OE. continuel, F. continuel. See Continue.]

1. Proceeding without interruption or cesstaion; continuous; unceasing; lasting; abiding.

He that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast. Prov. xv. 15.

2. Occuring in steady and rapid succession; very frequent; often repeated.

The eye is deligh by a continental succession of small landscapes. W. Irwing.
Continual proportionals (Math.), quantities in continued proportion. Brande & C. Syn. -- Constant; prepetual; incessant; unceasing; uninterrupted; unintermitted; continuous. See Constant, and Continuous.