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Definition of "constant" []

  • Continually occurring; persistent. (adjective)
  • Regularly recurring: plagued by constant interruptions. (adjective)
  • Unchanging in nature, value, or extent; invariable. See Synonyms at continual. (adjective)
  • Steadfast in purpose, loyalty, or affection; faithful. See Synonyms at faithful. (adjective)
  • Something that is unchanging or invariable. (noun)
  • Fixed and invariable; unchanging (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Continual or continuous; incessant (adjective)
  • Resolute in mind, purpose, or affection; loyal (adjective)
  • Something that is permanent or unchanging (noun)
  • A specific quantity that is always invariable (noun)
  • A symbol representing an unspecified number that remains invariable throughout a particular series of operations (noun)
  • A theoretical or experimental quantity or property that is considered invariable throughout a particular series of calculations or experiments (noun)

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Use "constant" in a sentence
  • "I therefore call it the constant part of capital, or, more briefly, _constant capital_."
  • "I. i.44 (314,9) We have this hour a constant will] _constant will_ seems"
  • "The company currently defines the term "constant currency" to mean that financial data for a previously reported period are translated into U.S. dollars using the same foreign currency exchange rates that were used to translate financial data for the current period."