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constant

Pronunciación: /ˈkɑːnstənt; ˈkɒnstənt/

Traducción de constant en español:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (continual) [pain/complaints] constante, continuo the fax is in constant use el fax se usa continuamente
    Example sentences
    • The constant noise continually startled Gracie and Leah's work.
    • There's a pirate with a wandering wooden eye who's good for a chuckle, and it's fun to see a pirate tavern where the bar fights are just the constant background noise.
    • They are however symbolic of a constant noise in the background.
    Example sentences
    • However, the 9 percent difference in speed has remained constant over the years.
    • Only the ratio of the imports of services to total services produced has remained roughly constant during this period.
    • Control bag pH was similar to pH in the lake and remained relatively constant throughout the six-week period.
    1.2 (unchanging) [temperature/speed] constante calculated at constant prices calculado a precios constantes expressed in constant dollars expresado en dólares constantes 1.3 (loyal) [literary/literario] fiel, leal
    Example sentences
    • Her best friend and constant companion is a gay man, Brent.
    • At that very road crossing, he had said a tearful good-bye to his constant companion and best friend.
    • They are constant companions - unchanging, unchangeable.

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