Talk:contiguous

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Can "contiguous" not also be used to emphasise continuity of connectivity, i.e. connected without interruption of any kind? --Nigedo 9 July 2005 00:34 (UTC)

Contiguous vs. ContinuousEdit

It seems to me that the difference between the two is that you use contiguous for countable items and continuous for non-countable. If this is the case wouldn't it be good to make a note of this in the definition?

  • The difference between continuous and contiguous seems to be that "contiguous" refers to different things being abutted to one another, e.g. "the contiguous 48 states", whereas "continuous" seems to be used when referring to a single entity, e.g. continuous flow of electricity, or a continuous line of railroad track. Tentonbricks 01:51, 19 December 2010 (UTC)

Example 2: contiguous dates, ie. July 1st - August 4th

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