What does constant mean?

Definitions for constant
ˈkɒn stəntcon·stant

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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"

GCIDE

  1. Constant(n.)

    (Computers) a data structure that does not change during the course of execution of a program. It may be a number, a string, or a more complex data structure; -- contrasted with variable.

Wiktionary

  1. constant(Noun)

    That which is permanent or invariable.

    Etymology: From constantem, constare.

  2. constant(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From constantem, constare.

  3. constant(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From constantem, constare.

  4. constant(Noun)

    An identifier that is bound to an invariant value.

    Etymology: From constantem, constare.

  5. constant(Adjective)

    Unchanged through time or space; permanent.

    Etymology: From constantem, constare.

  6. constant(Adjective)

    Consistently recurring over time; persistent

    Etymology: From constantem, constare.

  7. constant(Adjective)

    Steady in purpose, action, feeling, etc.

    Etymology: 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Constant

    kon′stant, adj. fixed: unchangeable: firm: continual: faithful.—n. (math.) a term or quantity which does not vary throughout a given investigation: that which remains unchanged.—n. Con′stancy, fixedness: unchangeableness: faithfulness: (Shak.) perseverance: (Shak.) certainty.—adv. Con′stantly. [L. constans, -antis, from constāre, to stand firm—con, inten., stāre, to stand.]

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

How to pronounce constant?

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How to say constant in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of constant in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of constant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of constant in a Sentence

  1. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    Stop blaming others for what you have or don’t have, or for what you feel or don’t feel. When you blame others for what you’re going through, you deny responsibility and perpetuate the problem. Stop giving your power away and start taking responsibility for your life. Blaming is just another sorry excuse, and making excuses is the first step towards failure; you and only you are responsible for your life choices and decisions. The negativity you bleed out towards others will gradually cripple your own happiness. When you truly feel comfortable with your own imperfections, you won’t feel threatened or offended by the imperfections you see in other people. So stop worrying about the flaws you see in everyone else, and focus on yourself. Let the constant growth and improvement in.your own life.keep you so busy that you have no time left to criticize others.

  2. Milan Vaishnav:

    While Delhi is not very significant in electoral terms, a BJP loss there shatters the popular narrative around the BJP’s invincibility, a loss in Delhi certainly signals an end to Modi’s honeymoon. Furthermore, because it is the capital city, an opposition government, especially one led by the confrontational AAP, would be a constant thorn in the Modi government’s side.

  3. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    The decision-making process is in constant conflict with our ability to think and resolve. We may reason, which can be faulty and contrived; we may feel passion which can distort and manipulate the ability to reflect; our conscience however, can never be distorted to suit our desires.

  4. Dr John:

    Over the past 50 years there has been a drift, in Stonehenge studies, from science towards mythology. This has been driven partly by constant media demands for new and spectacular stories about the monument.

  5. Thomas H. Huxley:

    It is an error to imagine that evolution signifies a constant tendency to increased perfection. That process undoubtedly involves a constant remodelling of the organism in adaptation to new conditions; but it depends on the nature of those conditions whether the directions of the modifications effected shall be upward or downward.

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