continuous

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process of paying close and continuous attention alertness , vigilance , wakefulness , watchfulness
branch of pure mathematics that deals only with the properties of a figure X that hold for every figure into which X can be transformed with a one-to-one correspondence that is continuous in both directions analysis situs , topology
natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous anastomosis , inosculation
continuous portion of a circle arc
part of the main artery of the arm that lies in the armpit and is continuous with the subclavian artery above and the brachial artery below arteria axillaris , axillary artery
continuous succession of slow, writhing, involuntary movements of the hands and feet and other body parts athetosis
rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written) barrage , bombardment , onslaught , outpouring
simplest form of vault; a single continuous arch barrel vault
accelerates a continuous beam of electrons to high speeds by means of the electric field produced by changing magnetic flux betatron , induction accelerator
pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone bourdon , drone , drone pipe
that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord brain , encephalon
part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus brain-stem , brain stem , brainstem
lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata) bulb , medulla , medulla oblongata
intense and continuous artillery fire cannonade , drumfire
minute vein continuous with a capillary capillary vein , venula , venule
project that generates a continuous flow of money cash cow , money-spinner , moneymaker
genus of fungi forming continuous hyaline spores Ceratostomella , genus Ceratostomella
series or continuous succession with indistinguishable divisions cline , continuum , spectrum
structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops coil , helix , spiral , volute , whorl
colloid that has a continuous liquid phase in which a solid is suspended in a liquid colloidal solution , colloidal suspension , sol
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