Meaning of “continuous” in the English Dictionary

"continuous" in British English

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continuousadjective

uk /kənˈtɪn.ju.əs/ us /kənˈtɪn.ju.əs/

B2 without a pause or interruption:

continuous pain
My computer makes a continuous low buzzing noise.
A continuous whiteline (= line without spaces) in the middle of the road means no overtaking.

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continuously
adverb uk /kənˈtɪn.ju.əs.li/ us /kənˈtɪn.ju.əs.li/

B2

You can't work continuously for six hours without a break!

(Definition of “continuous” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"continuous" in American English

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continuousadjective [ not gradable ]

us /kənˈtɪn·ju·əs/

without a pause or break:

a continuous line of traffic
continuously
adverb [ not gradable ] us /kənˈtɪn·ju·əs·li/

He spoke continuously for more than two hours.

(Definition of “continuous” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)