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Adjective: constant  kón-stunt
  1. Unvarying in nature
    "maintained a constant temperature";
    - changeless, invariant, unvarying
     
  2. Steadfast in purpose, devotion or affection
    "a man constant in adherence to his ideals"; "a constant lover"; "constant as the northern star"
     
  3. Continuing forever, or for an indefinitely long time
    "in constant pain";
    - ceaseless, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting
     
  4. (of a number) having an unchanging value
    - fixed
Noun: constant  kón-stunt
  1. A quantity that does not vary
    - constant quantity, invariable
     
  2. A number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
    "the velocity of light is a constant"

Derived forms: constants

See also: constancy, continuous, determinate, faithful, invariable, stability, stable, staunch, steadfast, unchangeable, unfailing, unflagging, uninterrupted, unswerving

Type of: number, quantity

Antonym: inconstant

Encyclopedia: Constant