Associations to the word «Constant»


CONSTANT, adjective. Unchanged through time or space; permanent.
CONSTANT, adjective. Consistently recurring over time; persistent.
CONSTANT, adjective. Steady in purpose, action, feeling, etc.
CONSTANT, adjective. Firm; solid; not fluid.
CONSTANT, adjective. (obsolete) Consistent; logical.
CONSTANT, noun. That which is permanent or invariable.
CONSTANT, noun. (algebra) A quantity that remains at a fixed value throughout a given discussion.
CONSTANT, noun. (science) Any property of an experiment, determined numerically, that does not change under given circumstances.
CONSTANT, noun. (computing) An identifier that is bound to an invariant value; a fixed value given a name to aid in readability of source code.
CONSTANT FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) A function whose value is the same for all the elements of its domain
CONSTANT FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of constant function
CONSTANT OF INTEGRATION, noun. (calculus) An unspecified constant term added to a particular antiderivative to make it represent its whole family of antiderivatives, usually denoted with C.
CONSTANT SPEED DRIVE, noun. (airplanes) Something that aims at ensuring that the electric generator produces a constant frequency.
CONSTANT SPRING, noun. A particular type of hemoglobin.

Dictionary definition

CONSTANT, noun. A quantity that does not vary.
CONSTANT, noun. A number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context; "the velocity of light is a constant".
CONSTANT, adjective. Unvarying in nature; "maintained a constant temperature"; "principles of unvarying validity".
CONSTANT, adjective. Steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection; "a man constant in adherence to his ideals"; "a constant lover"; "constant as the northern star".
CONSTANT, adjective. 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".

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