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con•stant



Pronunciation: (kon'stunt), [key]
adj.
1. not changing or varying; uniform; regular; invariable: All conditions during the three experiments were constant.
2. continuing without pause or letup; unceasing: constant noise.
3. regularly recurrent; continual; persistent: He found it impossible to work with constant interruption.
4. faithful; unswerving in love, devotion, etc.: a constant lover.
5. steadfast; firm in mind or purpose; resolute.
6. Obs.certain; confident.

n.
1. something that does not or cannot change or vary.
2. Physics.a number expressing a property, quantity, or relation that remains unchanged under specified conditions.
3. Math.a quantity assumed to be unchanged throughout a given discussion.

Con•stant



Pronunciation: (kôn-stän'), [key]
n.
1. Paul Hen•ri Ben•ja•min Bal•luat Pronunciation: (pôl än-rē' ban-zha-man' ba-lwa'). [key] See Estournelles de Constant, Paul.
2. Jean Jo•seph Ben•ja•min Pronunciation: (zhän zhô-zef' ban-zha-man'), [key] 1845–1902, French painter.

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