CONTINENTAL MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Continental Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Of or pertaining to the confederated colonies collectively, in the time of the Revolutionary War; as, Continental money.
  2. (n.) A soldier in the Continental army, or a piece of the Continental currency. See Continental, a., 3.
  3. (a.) Of or pertaining to a continent.
  4. (a.) Of or pertaining to the main land of Europe, in distinction from the adjacent islands, especially England; as, a continental tour; a continental coalition.


• Continental pronunciation Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A method of pronouncing Latin and Greek in which the vowels have their more familiar Continental values, as in German and Italian, the consonants being pronounced mostly as in English. The stricter form of this method of pronouncing Latin approaches the Roman, the modified form the English, pronunciation. The Continental method of Greek pronunciation is often called Erasmian.


• Continental drive Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A transmission arrangement in which the longitudinal crank shaft drives the rear wheels through a clutch, change-speed gear, countershaft, and two parallel side chains, in order.


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