[kawn-stahn]
/kɔ̃ˈstɑ̃/

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Paul Henri Benjamin Balluat [pawl ahn-ree ban-zha-man ba-lwa] /pɔl ɑ̃ˈri bɛ̃ ʒaˈmɛ̃ baˈlwa/ (Show IPA), Paul d'Estournelles de Constant.

British Dictionary definitions for paul h benjamin balluat constant

/ˈkɒnstənt/

adjective

1.

fixed and invariable; unchanging

2.

continual or continuous; incessant: constant interruptions

3.

resolute in mind, purpose, or affection; loyal

noun

4.

something that is permanent or unchanging

5.

a specific quantity that is always invariable: the velocity of light is a constant

6.

- (maths) a symbol representing an unspecified number that remains invariable throughout a particular series of operations
- (physics) a theoretical or experimental quantity or property that is considered invariable throughout a particular series of calculations or experiments

7.

See logical constant

Derived Forms

constantly, adverb

Word Origin

C14: from Old French, from Latin constāns standing firm, from constāre to be steadfast, from stāre to stand

/French kɔ̃stɑ̃/

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Benjamin (bɛ̃ʒamɛ̃). real name Henri Benjamin Constant de Rebecque. 1767–1830, French writer and politician: author of the psychological novel Adolphe (1816)

Word Origin and History for paul h benjamin balluat constant

adj.
n.

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.).

paul h benjamin balluat constant in Medicine

**constant** con·stant (kŏn'stənt)*adj.*

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.

paul h benjamin balluat constant in Science

paul h benjamin balluat constant in Culture

A number that appears in equations and formulas and does not vary or change. Examples are Planck's constant and the speed of light.

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