Continual proportionals
Continual Con*tin"u*al, a. [OE. continuel, F. continuel. See {Continue}.] 1. Proceeding without interruption or cesstaion; continuous; unceasing; lasting; abiding. [1913 Webster]

He that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast. --Prov. xv. 15. [1913 Webster]

2. Occuring in steady and rapid succession; very frequent; often repeated. [1913 Webster]

The eye is deligh by a continental succession of small landscapes. --W. Irwing. [1913 Webster]

{Continual proportionals} (Math.), quantities in continued proportion. --Brande & C.

Syn: Constant; prepetual; incessant; unceasing; uninterrupted; unintermitted; continuous. See {Constant}, and {Continuous}. [1913 Webster]


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