continuous operation

in analysis
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.C01305
The operation of an @[email protected] in such a way that no analytical procedure needs to be completed on any sample before the next procedure can be started.
Source:
PAC, 1989, 61, 1657. (Nomenclature for automated and mechanised analysis (Recommendations 1989)) on page 1661 [Terms] [Paper]