Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
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.
Continual proportionals (Math.)
, quantities in continued proportion.
Brande & C.
Syn. -- Constant; prepetual; incessant; unceasing; uninterrupted; unintermitted; continuous. See Constant, and Continuous.