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Definition of 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.
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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