Meaning of CONSTANT in English
adj. & n.
1. continuous (needs constant attention).
2 occurring frequently (receive constant complaints).
3 (often foll. by to) unchanging, faithful, dependable.
1. anything that does not vary.
2 Math. a component of a relationship between variables that does not change its value.
3 Physics a a number expressing a relation, property, etc., and remaining the same in all circumstances. b such a number that remains the same for a substance in the same conditions.
Etymology: ME f. OF f. L constare (as com-, stare stand)
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012