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Adjective
/ˈkänstənt/,
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Occurring continuously over a period of time,
  1. Occurring continuously over a period of time
    • - the pain is constant
  2. Remaining the same over a period of time
    • - the company has kept its prices fairly constant
  3. (of a person) Unchangingly faithful and dependable

Noun
  1. A situation or state of affairs that does not change
    • - the condition of struggle remained a constant
  2. A quantity or parameter that does not change its value whatever the value of the variables, under a given set of conditions

  3. A number expressing a relation or property that remains the same in all circumstances, or for the same substance under the same conditions


  1. a quantity that does not vary
  2. changeless: unvarying in nature; "maintained a constant temperature"; "principles of unvarying validity"
  3. a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context; "the velocity of light is a constant"
  4. 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: 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 ...
  6. (constantly) without variation or change, in every case; "constantly kind and gracious"; "he always arrives on time"
  7. Constant Anton Nieuwenhuys (21 July 1920 - 1 August 2005) was a Dutch painter, and one of the foremost innovators of Unitary Urbanism. In 1941, he became deeply interested in the work of Paul Cézanne, Cubism and German Expressionism.
  8. In mathematics, a constant (more precisely, constant quantity) is a non-varying value, i.e. completely fixed or fixed in the context of use. The term usually occurs in opposition to variable (i.e. variable quantity), which is a symbol that stands for a value that may vary.
  9. In computer programming, a constant is a special kind of variable whose value cannot typically be altered by the program during its execution (though in some cases this can be circumvented, e.g. using self-modifying code). ...
  10. "The Constant" is the fifth episode of the fourth season of the American Broadcasting Company's serial drama television series Lost, and the 77th episode overall. It was aired on February 28, 2008 on ABC in the United States and on CTV in Canada. ...
  11. The Constant is the fourth studio album by American rock band Story of the Year. It was released on February 16, 2010 through Epitaph Records, and was produced by Michael "Elvis" Baskette who has also produced albums by Alter Bridge, Chevelle, Escape the Fate, Fact, and A Change of Pace.
  12. "The Constant" is the debut album by british Electropop act I Blame Coco. It will be released on November 1, 2010 , and will be preceded by 3 singles; "Caesar" (featuring Robyn)", "Self Machine" and "Quicker". ...
  13. That which is permanent or invariable; A quantity that remains at a fixed value throughout a given discussion; Any property of an experiment, determined numerically, that does not change under given circumstances; An identifier that is bound to an invariant value; Unchanged through time or ...
  14. (constantly) With steadfastness; with resolve; in loyalty, faithfully; In a constant manner; occurring continuously; persistently; Recurring regularly; In an unchangeable or invariable manner; in every case
  15. (constantness) The state or quality of being constant
  16. (constant, s) Constant of proportionality used in radiation heat transfer, whose value is 5.669 x 10^-8 W/m^2-K^4. For a blackbody, the heat flux emitted is given by the product of s and the absolute temperature to the fourth power.
  17. (Constants) are elements whose values do not change. For example, in Lingo, constants such as TAB, EMPTY, and RETURN always have the same values and cannot be modified. In JavaScript syntax, constants such as Math.PI and Number.MAX_VALUE always have the same values and cannot be modified. ...
  18. (constants) All the variables that are kept the same for all trials in an experiment.
  19. (constants) In addition to the 12 building blocks, you can use constants within formulas. Basically, constants perform the same function as building blocks, representing a time series in which each entry is a fixed number. ...
  20. (constants) In math, things that do not change: for example distance, volume, mass, are called constants. The things that do change are called variables.
  21. (constants) Variables that are prevented from varying (i.e., are held constant).
  22. Constants are properties with a fixed value that cannot be altered, like MAXIMUM and MINIMUM.
  23. Constants are the terms in the algebraic expression that contain only numbers. That is, they're the terms without variables. We call them constants because their value never changes, since there are no variables in the term that can change its value. ...
  24. Constants have a fixed value that once set cannot be changed or re-defined. You can define the level of constants using access-modifiers.
  25. (CONSTANCY) Steadfastness or firmness in mind (as under hardship, duress, or suffering).  Fortitude or endurance, Fidelity, Loyalty, devotion, Stability and Uniformity.