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**1 definition found
for Continued bass****From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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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.
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