substantial English
Adjective
( en adjective)
Having to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.
Not seeming or imaginary; not illusive; real; solid; true; veritable.
* "to do some substantial good, is the compensation for much incidental imperfection"  Cardinal Newman, The Rise and Progress of Universities
Corporeal; material; firm.
Having good substance; strong; stout; solid; firm; as, substantial cloth; a substantial fence or wall.
possessed of goods or an estate; moderately wealthy; responsible; as, a substantial freeholder.
Large in size, quantity, or value; as, a substantial amount of money; vast
Most important; essential.
Ample or full.
 A substantial amount of people in this buliding
Significantly great.
Derived terms
* consubstantial
* insubstantial
* substantiality
* substantially
* substantialness
Noun
( en noun)
Anything having substance; an essential part.

continuous English
Adjective
( )
Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening time.
 a continuous current of electricity
* 1847 , , Ticknor and Fields (1854), page 90:
 he can hear its continuous murmur
Without intervening space; continued; protracted; extended.
 a continuous line of railroad
(botany) Not deviating or varying from uniformity; not interrupted; not joined or articulated.
(analysis, of a function) Such that, for every x'' in the domain, for each small open interval ''D'' about ''f''(''x''), there's an interval containing ''x'' whose image is in ''D .
(mathematics, more generally, of a function) Such that each open set in the range has an open preimage.
 Each continuous function from the real line to the rationals is constant, since the rationals are totally disconnected.
(grammar) Expressing an ongoing action or state.
Usage notes
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Synonyms
* (without break, cessation, or interruption in time''): constant, continual (''but see usage notes above ), incessant, neverending, ongoing, unbroken, unceasing, unending, uninterrupted
* (without break, cessation, or interruption in space ): connected, unbroken
* See also
Antonyms
* (without break, cessation, or interruption in time ): broken, discontinuous, discrete, intermittent, interrupted
* (without break, cessation, or interruption in space ): broken, disconnected, disjoint, unbroken
* (in mathematical analysis ): discontinuous, stepwise
Derived terms
* continuous brake
* continuous impost
* continuously
* continuousness
(in mathematics)
* continuous distribution
* continuous function
* continuous group
* continuous line illusion
* continuous map
* continuous mapping theorem
* continuous space
* continuous vector bundle
* continuously differentiable function
* uniformly continuous
Related terms
* continuity
* continued
* continuum
See also
* constant
* contiguous
References
