One of the grand divisions of land on the globe; the main land; specifically (Phys. Geog.), a large body of land differing from an island, not merely in its size, but in its structure, which is that of a large basin bordered by mountain chains; as, the continent of North America.
one of the principle landmasses on Earth, usually Africa, Antarctica, Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Australia
A large landmass composed mostly of granitic rock. Continents rise abruptly above the deep-ocean floor and include the marginal areas submerged beneath sea level.
A large landmass covered with lighter (less dense) rocks. Since their rocks weigh less than the denser oceanic crust, continent float higher on the mantle and overide oceanic plate on colision.
Ability to control the passage of urine and feces. The opposite is incontinent or unable to control the passage of urine or feces.
To have control of the bladder or bowel.
The ability to retain a bodily discharge (as urine) voluntarily
having control over urination and defecation
Exercising restraint as to the indulgence of desires or passions; temperate; moderate.
Abstaining from sexual intercourse; exercising restraint upon the sexual appetite; esp., abstaining from illicit sexual intercourse; chaste.
abstaining from sexual intercourse; "celibate priests"