Continuity vs Gaplessness - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between continuity and gaplessness

is that continuity is lack of interruption or disconnection; the quality of being continuous in space or time while gaplessness is lack of gaps; continuity.

continuity

English

Noun

  • Lack of interruption or disconnection; the quality of being continuous in space or time.
  • Considerable continuity of attention is needed to read German philosophy.
  • (uncountable, mathematics) A characteristic property of a continuous function.
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  • A narrative device in episodic fiction where previous and/or future events in a story series are accounted for in present stories.
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  • , year=2012 , date=April 29 , author=Nathan Rabin , title=TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Treehouse of Horror III” (season 4, episode 5; originally aired 10/29/1992) citation , page= , passage=In “Treehouse Of Horror” episodes, the rules aren’t just different—they don’t even exist. If writers want Homer to kill Flanders or for a segment to end with a marriage between a woman and a giant ape, they can do so without worrying about continuity or consistency or fans griping that the gang is behaving out of character.}}

    Antonyms

    * discontinuity

    Derived terms

    * discontinuity * sequential continuity * uniform continuity

    gaplessness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Lack of gaps; continuity.