Definition of continuously in US English:

continuously

adverb

  • 1Without interruption or gaps.

    ‘these images loop continuously’
    • ‘The answer was a virtually airtight house in which the air is continuously filtered.’
    • ‘The executive mansion of the commonwealth is said to be the oldest continuously occupied governor's residence in the United States.’
    • ‘A ramped promenade flows continuously up into the two-story museum.’
    • ‘Our efforts reveal that an enormous percentage of public space in downtown Chicago is continuously monitored by surveillance devices.’
    • ‘The roof plane tapers at the edge into a distinctly winglike, continuously curved rim.’
    • ‘Backpack sprayers should be used because the pump can be operated continuously to maintain a uniform pressure.’
    • ‘The new method continuously strips ethanol from the fermentation broth, freeing the yeast to make additional ethanol.’
    • ‘From the old railroad yard came the idea of a long, continuously meandering form.’
    • ‘White clover can be grazed continuously or rotationally once established.’
    • ‘The site of the district has been continuously inhabited for over 5,000 years.’
    1. 1.1 Repeatedly without exceptions or reversals.
      ‘their performance has continuously improved’
      • ‘We continuously review our courses in the light of changing student and employer needs and expectations.’
      • ‘He worked continuously on the vehicle over three decades, externally at least keeping her exactly as she was when new.’
      • ‘This is an ongoing process where we continuously look for places to improve.’
      • ‘In addition to all the regular activities, Silver Dollar City is continuously hosting special events.’
      • ‘The farm family must continuously deal with change.’
      • ‘He plays the same music he has always played and seems to be continuously discovering his own music.’
      • ‘With an ever-expanding base of knowledge, job duties continue to evolve, and objectives are reviewed and evaluated continuously.’
      • ‘The main aim is to continuously improve the quality of care and the facilities provided to make sure residents always feel at home.’
      • ‘This program will be continuously updated, so please visit on a regular basis.’
      • ‘It's a fun thing to continuously work on new stuff.’

Pronunciation

continuously

/kənˈtinyo͝oəslē//kənˈtɪnjʊəsli/