Counting vs Continuum - What's the difference?

counting | continuum |

As nouns the difference between counting and continuum

is that counting is a count; the act by which something is counted while continuum is continuum.

As a verb counting

is .




  • Derived terms

    * and counting * counting number * countinghouse


    (en noun)
  • A count; the act by which something is counted.
  • continuum


  • A continuous series or whole, no part of which is noticeably different from its adjacent parts, although the ends or extremes of it are very different from each other.
  • A continuous extent.
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  • , author=(Henry Petroski) , title=Opening Doors , volume=100, issue=2, page=112-3 , magazine= citation , passage=A doorknob of whatever roundish shape is effectively a continuum of levers, with the axis of the latching mechanism—known as the spindle—being the fulcrum about which the turning takes place.}}
  • (mathematics) The set of all real numbers and, more generally, a compact connected metric space.
  • (musical instruments) A touch-sensitive strip, similar to an electronic standard musical keyboard, except that the note steps are of a semitone, and so are not separately marked.