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Words with Two Continuous 'U's


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In English, there are only three commonly used words with two continuous 'U's,

1. 'Residuum' meaning residue.
2. 'Vacuum' meaning a space completely devoid of matter.
3. 'Continuum' meaning a thing having a continuous structure.


Sample Usage

Residuum-
He threw the residuum of the juice in the dustbin.
The residuum of distillation of crude oil is used as grease or semi-solid lubricants.
The residuum of craft works can also be used creatively.

Vacuum-
Light can travel in vacuum.
Moon has no atmosphere, it is vacuum over there.
The food packets are vacuumed to avoid oxidation.

Continuum-
In Diwali, the houses shone with a continuum of candles.
Their strategy to make a continuum and fight against the army was successful.
The hall was fenced with the continuum of chains.



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