Definitions for constantˈkɒn stənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. constant, constant quantity, invariable(noun)

    a quantity that does not vary

  2. constant(adj)

    a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context

    "the velocity of light is a constant"

  3. changeless, constant, invariant, unvarying(adj)

    unvarying in nature

    "maintained a constant temperature"; "principles of unvarying validity"

  4. constant(adj)

    steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection

    "a man constant in adherence to his ideals"; "a constant lover"; "constant as the northern star"

  5. ceaseless, constant, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting(adj)

    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 standards in a democracy"; "man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation"; "unremitting demands of hunger"

Wiktionary

  1. constant(Noun)

    That which is permanent or invariable.

  2. constant(Noun)

    A quantity that remains at a fixed value throughout a given discussion.

  3. constant(Noun)

    Any property of an experiment, determined numerically, that does not change under given circumstances.

  4. constant(Noun)

    An identifier that is bound to an invariant value.

  5. constant(Adjective)

    Unchanged through time or space; permanent.

  6. constant(Adjective)

    Consistently recurring over time; persistent

  7. constant(Adjective)

    Steady in purpose, action, feeling, etc.

  8. Origin: From constantem, constare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Constant(verb)

    firm; solid; fixed; immovable; -- opposed to fluid

  2. Constant(verb)

    not liable, or given, to change; permanent; regular; continuous; continually recurring; steadfast; faithful; not fickle

  3. Constant(verb)

    remaining unchanged or invariable, as a quantity, force, law, etc

  4. Constant(verb)

    consistent; logical

  5. Constant(noun)

    that which is not subject to change; that which is invariable

  6. Constant(noun)

    a quantity that does not change its value; -- used in countradistinction to variable

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'constant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2175

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'constant' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2770

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'constant' in Adjectives Frequency: #283


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