Meaning of CONSTANT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ kɒnstənt ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
You use constant to describe something that happens all the time or is always there.
Inflation is a constant threat...
He has been her constant companion for the last four months.
ADJ : usu ADJ n
The direction of the wind is constantly changing...
ADV : usu ADV with v , also ADV adv / adj
If an amount or level is constant , it stays the same over a particular period of time.
The average speed of the winds remained constant.
A constant is a thing or value that always stays the same.
In the world of fashion it sometimes seems that the only constant is ceaseless change...
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006