continuity etymology

English word continuity comes from Middle French continuité

Detailed word origin of continuity

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
continuité Middle French (frm)
continuity English (eng) (uncountable, film) Consistency between multiple shots depicting the same scene but possibly filmed on different occasions.. (uncountable, mathematics) A characteristic property of a continuous function.. A narrative device in episodic fiction where previous and/or future events in a story series are accounted for in present stories.. Lack of interruption or disconnection; the quality of [...]