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 for Continued bass
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Continued \Con*tin"ued\, p. p. & a.
     Having extension of time, space, order of events, exertion of
     energy, etc.; extended; protracted; uninterrupted; also,
     resumed after interruption; extending through a succession of
     issues, session, etc.; as, a continued story. "Continued
     woe." --Jenyns. "Continued succession." --Locke.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Continued bass (Mus.), a bass continued through an entire
        piece of music, while the other parts of the harmony are
        indicated by figures beneath the bass; the same as
        thorough bass or figured bass; basso continuo. [It.]
  
     Continued fever (Med.), a fever which presents no
        interruption in its course.
  
     Continued fraction (Math.), a fraction whose numerator is
        1, and whose denominator is a whole number plus a fraction
        whose numerator is 1 and whose denominator is a whole
        number, plus a fraction, and so on.
  
     Continued proportion (Math.), a proportion composed of two
        or more equal ratios, in which the consequent of each
        preceding ratio is the same with the antecedent of the
        following one; as, 4 : 8 : 8 : 16 :: 16 : 32.
        [1913 Webster]

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