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constant
1. a quantity that does not vary (Freq. 4) • Syn: constant quantity, invariable • Hypernyms: quantity • Hyponyms: parameter, parametric quantity 2. a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context  the velocity of light is a constant • Hypernyms: number • Hyponyms: 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, Hubble's parameter, Hubble parameter, ionic charge, factor of proportionality, constant of proportionality, speed of light, light speed, c
1. unvarying in nature (Freq. 14)  maintained a constant temperature  principles of unvarying validity • Syn: changeless, invariant, unvarying • Similar to: invariable • Derivationally related forms: invariance (for: invariant), constancy, changelessness (for: changeless) 2. steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection (Freq. 2)  a man constant in adherence to his ideals  a constant lover  constant as the northern star • Ant: inconstant • Similar to: steadfast, staunch, unswerving, unfailing, unflagging • See Also: faithful, invariable, stable, unchangeable • Derivationally related forms: constancy • Attrubites: constancy, stability 3. 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 neverending search for happiness  the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy  man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation  unremitting demands of hunger • Syn: ceaseless, incessant, neverending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting • Similar to: continuous, uninterrupted • Derivationally related forms: perpetuity (for: perpetual), incessantness (for: incessant), incessancy (for: incessant), ceaselessness (for: ceaseless)


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