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con·ti·nent

(kon'ti-nent),
Denoting continence.

continent

(kŏn′tə-nənt)
adj.
Exercising continence.

con′ti·nent·ly adv.

continent

Referring to continence, see there.

con·ti·nent

(kon'ti-nĕnt)
1. Able to retain urine or stool.
2. Referring to an enterostomy with sphincterlike control.
See also: continence
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There was no slightest indication that civilized man had ever set a foot upon that portion of the continent of Europe.
While residing on the continent of Europe, they had adopted the principles of the most complete and rigorous reformation, as taught and established by Calvin.
Nearly a century ago, one of those rare minds to whom it is given to discern future greatness in its seminal principles, upon contemplating the situation of this continent, pronounced, in a vein of poetic inspiration, "Westward the star of empire takes its way.
A group of geologists have argued in the March/April 2017 issue of the journal GSA Today that the world has not seven, but eight continents.
When addressing a business gala dinner in December 2015 in Sandton, Johannesburg, Zuma said Africa was the biggest continent on earth and that all continents would fit into Africa
The continents in the world are the great landmasses of the earth.
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Numerical modelling by scientists from the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences has determined that the continents of our planet function as a thermal blanket, which leads to an accumulation of heat underneath, and which in turn can cause the break-up of the super-continents.
Gevers as the geology of the continents was mapped and the intercontinental distribution of Permo-Carboniferous and Precambrian glacial tillites became evident.
Analyses of seismic waves that travel deep within Earth may resolve a decades-old debate about the thickness of the planet's continents.
BC Partners yesterday accused the board of Six Continents of withholding vital financial information, stalling in order to push through the demerger of its Birmingham-based pubs and leisure unit Mitchells & Butlers, ahead of consideration of an offer.
The vote gives the Six Continents board, headed by chairman Sir Ian Prosser, the green light to push ahead with its plan to split the com-pany in April.
THE takeover battle brewing around Six Continents descended into a tit-for-tat row yesterday with the pub and hotel group and its potential predator both slating each other.