[kon-stuh n-see] /ˈkɒn stən si/
the quality of being unchanging or unwavering, as in purpose, love, or loyalty; firmness of mind; faithfulness.
uniformity or regularity, as in qualities or conditions; invariableness.
the quality of having a resolute mind, purpose, or affection; steadfastness
freedom from change or variation; stability
(psychol) the perceptual phenomenon in which attributes of an object appear to remain the same in a variety of different presentations, e.g., a given object looks roughly the same size regardless of its distance from the observer
(ecology) the frequency of occurrence of a particular species in sample plots from a plant community
1520s, from constance + -cy.
- Constans I
[kon-stanz] /ˈkɒn stænz/ noun 1. (Flavius Julius Constans) a.d. c323–350, emperor of Rome 337–350 (son of Constantine I).
[kawn-stahn-tsah] /kɔnˈstɑn tsɑ/ noun 1. a seaport in SE Romania, on the Black Sea. /Romanian konˈstantsa/ noun 1. a port and resort in SE Romania, on the Black Sea: founded by the Greeks in the 6th century bc and rebuilt by Constantine the Great (4th century); exports petroleum. Pop: 265 000 (2005 est)
[kon-stuh nt] /ˈkɒn stənt/ adjective 1. not changing or varying; uniform; regular; invariable: All conditions during the three experiments were constant. 2. continuing without pause or letup; unceasing: constant noise. 3. regularly recurrent; continual; persistent: He found it impossible to work with constant interruption. 4. faithful; unswerving in love, devotion, etc.: a constant lover. 5. […]
[kawn-stuh n-tan] /ˈkɔn stənˌtæn/ noun 1. an alloy containing approximately 55 percent copper and approximately 45 percent nickel, used for electrical resistance heating and thermocouples. /ˈkɒnstənˌtæn/ noun 1. an alloy of copper (60 per cent) and nickel (40 per cent). It has a high resistivity that does not vary significantly with temperature and is used […]