continuant (plural continuants)
- (phonetics) A linguistic sound other than a stop
- (mathematics) A determinant formed from a tridiagonal matrix.
2007 July 18, Thomas Sattig, “Identity in 4D”, in Philosophical Studies, volume 140, number 2, DOI:10.1007/s11098-007-9136-6:
- As a further point of clarification, notice that (C0) does not characterize a criterion for determining whether a continuant x of kind K that exists at t 1 is identical to a continuant y of kind K that exists at t 2 .