English adjective: constant
|1.||constant unvarying in nature|
|Samples||Maintained a constant temperature.|
Principles of unvarying validity.
|Synonyms||changeless, invariant, unvarying|
|2.||constant steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection|
|Samples||A man constant in adherence to his ideals.|
A constant lover.
Constant as the northern star.
|Similar||staunch, steadfast, unfailing, unflagging, unswerving|
|See also||faithful, invariable, stable, unchangeable|
|3.||constant uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||ceaseless, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting|
English noun: constant
|1.||constant (cognition) a quantity that does not vary|
|Synonyms||constant quantity, invariable|
|Narrower (hyponym)||parameter, parametric quantity|
|2.||constant (quantity) a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context|
|Samples||The velocity of light is a constant.|
|Narrower (hyponym)||Avogadro number, Avogadro's number, Boltzmann's constant, c, coefficient, constant of gravitation, constant of proportionality, cosmological constant, equilibrium constant, factor of proportionality, G, gas constant, gravitational constant, Hubble constant, Hubble parameter, Hubble's constant, Hubble's parameter, ionic charge, light speed, R, speed of light, universal gas constant, universal gravitational constant|