constant

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒnstənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑnstənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(konstənt)


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constant

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. hear a constant [thumping, knocking, ticking] noise
  2. a constant [noise, humming, racket] coming from
  3. is a constant reminder [of, that]
  4. is a constant threat (to)
  5. pay constant attention (to)
  6. [nagged, dogged] by constant [doubts, fears, worries, questions]
  7. apply constant pressure (to)
  8. a constant (mathematical) value
  9. remain in constant contact [with, during]
  10. are in constant contact
  11. [travel, run, drive] at a constant speed
  12. keep at a constant temperature
  13. in a constant state of [oblivion, worry, panic]
  14. a constant flow of [information, water, cash]
  15. a constant and reliable supply of
  16. a constant [lover, friend, supporter] throughout
  17. the [value, cost, price] remains constant
  18. the [value] stays constant
  19. has remained constant over [the years, 10 years]
  20. constant and [loyal, steadfast]
n
  1. has been a constant in her [life, career]
  2. His [wife, partner, son] has been a constant (in his career).
  3. The speed of [light, sound] is a constant.
  4. is [thought, considered] to be a constant
  5. [remained, was] a constant throughout
  6. The [condition, hardship, struggle] was a constant.
  7. is a constant in [poor, inner-city, under-developed] areas
  8. constants in [mathematics, equations, geometry, physics]
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