Definition of constant in English:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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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- But during the tiny sliver of human history that has seen us attempt to claim the stars as our own, Clarke has remained a bedrock - a constant throughout the struggle.
- But the constants remain - Mauao, the beautiful beach and lots of young people.
- Modes of transport progressed from frontpack to trike to toddling feet as our trio of offspring grew, but the pull-behind grocery cart remained a constant.
- By the ‘subject matter of pure mathematics’ he means the ‘continuous quantity’ of geometry and the numerical values of variables and constants in algebra.
- Since its differences are the same as the Fibonacci series differences, we can add or subtract a constant to the Fibonacci series.
- He calculated the constant to 16 decimal places.
- The diffraction constant for the diffractometer was calculated using a grating with 0.1 turn spacings.
- Thus, to interpret the values, some effective temperature must be chosen and this is accomplished by calibrating the force constants to some known property.
- The importance of the constant is that it measures the strength of the electromagnetic interaction.
Late Middle English (in the sense 'staying resolute or faithful'): from Old French, from Latin constant- 'standing firm', from the verb constare, from con- 'with' + stare 'stand'. The noun senses date from the mid 19th century.
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