[kon-stanz] /ˈkɒn stænz/
(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 […]
- Constant angular velocity
storage (CAV) A disk driving scheme in which the angular velocity of the disk is kept constant. This means that the linear velocity of the disk is larger when reading or writing the outer tracks. The disadvantage of this technique is that the read/write speed varies from track to track. However, as mechanical stability puts […]