A self described anarchist, he inveighed against what he saw as the “constant run for money” in Moscow.
A minority reacted to the constant strain by shooting themselves in the foot or running away.
Mailbox enables me to keep up with the constant barrage of email, making sure that nothing goes unseen.
It was a big issue in the campaign and a constant source of frustration to the leadership of the campaign.
She faced a constant barrage of questions on whether or not she was going to stay with the newspaper editor in the next series.
His constant run of good fortune was the accomplice of his immorality.
The surgeon was in constant attendance, but the malady baffled all his skill.
Their legends recorded this constant decline, but assigned no reason for it.
Our pledge to these principles is constant, because we believe in their rightness.
What is wanted is a constant moderate supply of water, keeping the pressure as nearly even as possible.
late 14c., "steadfast, resolute," from Old French constant (14c.) or directly from Latin constantem (nominative constans) "standing firm, stable, steadfast, faithful," present participle of constare, from com- "together" (see com-) + stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Of actions and conditions from 1650s. Related: Constantly.
1832 in mathematics and physics, from constant (adj.).
constant con·stant (kŏn'stənt)
Continually occurring; persistent.
Unchanging in nature, value, or extent; invariable.
A quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context.
An experimental or theoretical condition, factor, or quantity that does not vary or that is regarded as invariant in specified circumstances.