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Definition of Constant

Constant

  1. Firm; solid; fixed; immovable; -- opposed to fluid.
  2. Not liable, or given, to change; permanent; regular; continuous; continually recurring; steadfast; faithful; not fickle.
  3. Remaining unchanged or invariable, as a quantity, force, law, etc.
  4. Consistent; logical.
  5. That which is not subject to change; that which is invariable.
  6. A quantity that does not change its value; -- used in countradistinction to variable.
  7. A number whose value, when ascertained (as by observation) and substituted in a general mathematical formula expressing an astronomical law, completely determines that law and enables predictions to be made of its effect in particular cases.
  8. A number expressing some property or condition of a substance or of an instrument of precision; as, the dielectric constant of quartz; the collimation constant of a transit instrument.

Constant Quotations

Inside each of us, there is the seed of both good and evil. It's a constant struggle as to which one will win. And one cannot exist without the other.
Eric Burdon

The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'
Billy Graham

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
Benjamin Franklin

Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Socrates

Giving up is conceding that things will never get better, and that is just not true. Ups and downs are a constant in life, and I've been belted into that roller coaster a thousand times.
Aimee Mullins
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Constant Translations

constant in Afrikaans is vas
constant in Dutch is bestendig, constant, gestaag
constant in French is continuel, constante, constant
constant in Italian is fermo
constant in Latin is jugis, constans
constant in Portuguese is constante
constant in Spanish is constante
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