Definition:Continuous Functor

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Let $\mathbf C$, $\mathbf D$ be metacategories.

Let $F: \mathbf C \to \mathbf D$ be a functor.

Then $F$ is continuous if and only if for all diagrams $D: \mathbf J \to \mathbf C$ with limit ${\varprojlim \,}_j \, D_j$:

$\map F {{\varprojlim \,}_j \, D_j} \cong {\varprojlim \,}_j \, F D_j$

where $F D: \mathbf J \to \mathbf D$ is the diagram obtained by composition of $F$ with $D$, and $\mathbf J$ is an arbitrary metacategory.

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