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  Definition of constant
  1. a quantity that does not vary
  2. a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context; "the velocity of light is a constant"
  3. steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection; "a man constant in adherence to his ideals"; "a constant lover"; "constant as the northern star"
  4. continually recurring or continuing without interruption; "constant repetition of the exercise"; "constant chatter of monkeys"
  5. uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing; "the ceaseless thunder of surf"; "in constant pain"; "night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city"; "the never-ending search for happiness"; "the perpetual struggle to maintain standar
  6. persistent in occurrence and unvarying in nature; "maintained a constant temperature"; "a constant beat"; "principles of unvarying validity"; "a steady breeze"
Similar Words: constant quantity, ceaseless, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting, changeless, invariant, steady, unvarying

 

See Also: faithful, invariable, stable, unchangeable

 

Hyponyms: parameter, parametric quantity, Avogadro's number, Avogadro number, Boltzmann's constant, coefficient, cosmological constant, equilibrium constant, gas constant, universal gas constant, R, gravitational constant, universal gravitational constant, constant of gravitation, G, Hubble's constant, Hubble constant, ionic charge, factor of proportionality, constant of proportionality, speed of light, light speed, c

 

Attributes: constancy, stability

 

 
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