ADJECTIVE | all | constant, changeless, invariant, unvarying | unvarying in nature |
---|---|---|---|

all | constant | steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection | |

all | constant, ceaseless, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting | uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing | |

NOUN | cognition | constant, constant quantity, invariable | a quantity that does not vary |

quantity | constant | a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context |

Sounds | kaa'nstahnt | |
---|---|---|

Rhymes | abandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt... |

Meaning | Unvarying in nature. | |
---|---|---|

Example | "maintained a constant temperature" | |

Synonyms | changeless, invariant, unvarying | |

Broader | invariable | not liable to or capable of change |

Spanish | constante | |

Catalan | constant | |

Nouns | constancy | the quality of being enduring and free from change or variation |

Adverbs | constantly | without variation or change, in every case |

Meaning | steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection. | |
---|---|---|

Examples | - "a man
*constant*in adherence to his ideals" - "a
*constant*lover" - "
*constant*as the northern star"
| |

Attribute of | constancy, stability | The quality of being enduring and free from change or variation |

Narrower | immutable | Constant and unchanging |

steadfast, staunch, unswerving | Firm and dependable especially in loyalty | |

unfailing, unflagging | unceasing | |

See also | faithful | steadfast in affection or allegiance |

invariable | not liable to or capable of change | |

stable | resistant to change of position or condition | |

unchangeable | not changeable or subject to change | |

Opposite | inconstant | likely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason |

Spanish | constante | |

Catalan | constant | |

Nouns | constancy | faithfulness and dependability in personal attachments (especially sexual fidelity) |

Meaning | uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing. | |
---|---|---|

Example | "in constant pain" | |

Synonyms | ceaseless, incessant, never-ending, perpetual, unceasing, unremitting | |

Broader | continuous, uninterrupted | Continuing in time or space without interruption |

Spanish | constante, continuo, incesante, perpetuo | |

Catalan | constant, continu, continuat, incessant, interminable, perpetu | |

Adverbs | constantly | without interruption / interruption |

Meaning | A quantity that does not vary. | |
---|---|---|

Synonyms | constant quantity, invariable | |

Narrower | parameter, parametric quantity | A constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves |

Broader | quantity | The concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable |

Spanish | cantidad constante, constante, invariable | |

Catalan | constant, invariable, quantitat constant |

Meaning | A number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context. | |
---|---|---|

Example | "the velocity of light is a constant" | |

Narrower | Avogadro's number, Avogadro number | The number of molecules in a mole of a substance (approximately 602,250,000,000,000,000,000,000) |

Boltzmann's constant | Constant used in the calculation of the ideal gas constant | |

Hubble's constant, Hubble constant, Hubble's parameter, Hubble parameter | (cosmology) the ratio of the speed of recession of a galaxy (due to the expansion of the universe) to its distance from the observer | |

coefficient | A constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic / characteristic | |

cosmological constant | An arbitrary constant in the equations of general relativity theory | |

equilibrium constant | (chemistry) the ratio of concentrations when equilibrium is reached in a reversible reaction (when the rate of the forward reaction equals the rate of the reverse reaction) | |

factor of proportionality, constant of proportionality | The constant value of the ratio of two proportional quantities x and y | |

gas constant, universal gas constant, R | (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation | |

gravitational constant, universal gravitational constant, constant of gravitation, G | (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation | |

ionic charge | The charge on an ion is equal to a constant charge e multiplied by an integer from 1 to 15 | |

speed of light, light speed, c | The speed at which light travels in a vacuum | |

Broader | number | A concept of quantity involving zero and units |

Spanish | constante | |

Catalan | constant |

©2001-23 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact