Pronunciation: (kun-tin'yOO-um),[key] —n., —pl.-tin•u•aPronunciation: (-tin'yOO-u).[key] 1. a continuous extent, series, or whole.
2. Math. a. a set of elements such that between any two of them there is a third element.
b. the set of all real numbers.
c. any compact, connected set containing at least two elements.