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Definition of continuity
noun (plural continuities)
1the unbroken and consistent existence or operation of something over a period of time:pension rights accruing through continuity of employment a state of stability and the absence of disruption:they have provided the country with a measure of continuity
(often continuity between/with
) a connection or line of development with no sharp breaks:they used the same style of masonry to provide continuity between new and old
2the maintenance of continuous action and self-consistent detail in the various scenes of a movie or broadcast: [as modifier]:a continuity error the linking of broadcast items, especially by a spoken commentary.