continuation

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From Old French continuation, from Latin continuatio.

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continuation (plural continuations)

  1. The act or state of continuing; the state of being continued; uninterrupted extension or succession; prolongation; propagation.
  2. That which extends, increases, supplements, or carries on.
    the continuation of a story
    The series' continuation was commercially if not artistically successful.
  3. (computing) A representation of an execution state of a program at a certain point in time, which may be used at a later time to resume the execution of the program from that point.
  4. (basketball) A successful shot that, despite a foul, is made with a single continuous motion beginning before the foul, and that is therefore valid in certain forms of basketball.

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