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

  Continuation \Con*tin`u*a"tion\, n. [L. continuatio: cf. F.
     connuation.]
     1. That act or state of continuing; the state of being
        continued; uninterrupted extension or succession;
        prolongation; propagation.
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              Preventing the continuation of the royal line.
                                                    --Macaulay.
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     2. That which extends, increases, supplements, or carries on;
        as, the continuation of a story.
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              My continuation of the version of Statius. --Pope.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  continuation
      n 1: the act of continuing an activity without interruption
           [syn: continuance, continuation] [ant:
           discontinuance, discontinuation]
      2: a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it
         [syn: sequel, continuation]
      3: a Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an
         innate tendency to perceive a line as continuing its
         established direction [syn: good continuation,
         continuation, law of continuation]
      4: the consequence of being lengthened in duration [syn:
         lengthiness, prolongation, continuation, protraction]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  129 Moby Thesaurus words for "continuation":
     PS, Parthian shot, accession, accessory, accompaniment, addenda,
     addendum, additament, addition, additive, additory, additum,
     adjournal, adjournment, adjunct, adjuvant, afterthought, annex,
     annexation, appanage, appendage, appendant, appendix, appurtenance,
     appurtenant, attachment, augment, augmentation, back matter,
     chorus, coda, codicil, colophon, coming after, complement,
     conclusion, concomitant, consecution, consecutiveness, consequence,
     continualness, continuance, continuity, corollary, deferment,
     deferral, descent, double take, duration, dying words, endurance,
     envoi, epilogue, extension, extension of time, extrapolation,
     fixture, follow-through, follow-up, following, increase, increment,
     last words, lengthening, line, lineage, lingering,
     logical sequence, maintenance, offshoot, order,
     order of succession, parting shot, pendant, peroration,
     perpetuation, perseverance, persistence, posteriority, postface,
     postfix, postlude, postponement, postposition, postscript,
     procession, procrastination, progress, progression, prolongation,
     prorogation, protraction, pursuance, putting-off, refrain,
     reinforcement, repetition, rotation, run, second thought, sequel,
     sequela, sequelae, sequelant, sequence, sequent, sequitur, series,
     side effect, side issue, staying power, straight course,
     subjunction, subscript, succession, successiveness, suffix,
     suffixation, supplement, sustained action, sustenance, swan song,
     tabling, tag, tailpiece, undergirding, uninterrupted course,
     unremittingness, way
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  continuation passing style
  continuation
  continuations
  
      (CPS) A style of programming in which every user
     function f takes an extra argument c known as a "continuation".
     Whenever f would normally return a result r to its caller, it
     instead returns the result of applying the continuation to r.  The
     continuation thus represents the whole of the rest of the
     computation.  Some examples:
  
      normal (direct style)		continuation passing style
  
      square x = x * x			square x k = k (x * x)
  
      g (square 23)				square 23 g
  
      (square 3) + 1				square 3 ( \ s . s + 1 )
  
     (1995-04-04)
  

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