Paul Henri Benjamin Balluat
[pawl ahn-ree ban-zha-man ba-lwa] /pɔl ɑ̃ˈri bɛ̃ ʒaˈmɛ̃ baˈlwa/ (Show IPA), .
Jean Joseph Benjamin
[zhahn zhaw-zef ban-zha-man] /ʒɑ̃ ʒɔˈzɛf bɛ̃ ʒaˈmɛ̃/ (Show IPA), 1845–1902, French painter.
fixed and invariable; unchanging
continual or continuous; incessant: constant interruptions
resolute in mind, purpose, or affection; loyal
something that is permanent or unchanging
a specific quantity that is always invariable: the velocity of light is a constant
See logical constant
Benjamin (bɛ̃ʒamɛ̃). real name Henri Benjamin Constant de Rebecque. 1767–1830, French writer and politician: author of the psychological novel Adolphe (1816)
late 14c., “steadfast, resolute,” from Old French constant (14c.) or directly from Latin constantem (nominative constans) “standing firm, stable, steadfast, faithful,” present participle of constare, from com- “together” (see com-) + stare “to stand,” from PIE root *sta- “to stand” (see stet). Of actions and conditions from 1650s. Related: Constantly.
1832 in mathematics and physics, from constant (adj.).
constant con·stant (kŏn’stənt)
A number that appears in equations and formulas and does not vary or change. Examples are Planck’s constant and the speed of light.
[pawl-druh n] /ˈpɔl drən/ noun, Armor. 1. a piece of plate armor for the shoulder and the uppermost part of the arm, often overlapping the adjacent parts of the chest and back. /ˈpɔːldrən/ noun 1. either of two metal plates worn with armour to protect the shoulders n. “armor for the shoulder,” mid-15c., from Old […]
[paw-let] /pɔˈlɛt/ noun 1. a female given name: derived from Paul.
- Paul flory
[flawr-ee, flohr-ee] /ˈflɔr i, ˈfloʊr i/ noun 1. Paul John, 1910–85, U.S. chemist: pioneer in research on polymers; Nobel Prize 1974. /ˈflɔːrɪ/ adjective 1. (usually postpositive) (heraldry) containing a fleur-de-lys
[paw-lee; German pou-lee] /ˈpɔ li; German ˈpaʊ li/ noun 1. Wolfgang [woo lf-gang;; German vawlf-gahng] /ˈwʊlf gæŋ;; German ˈvɔlf gɑŋ/ (Show IPA), 1900–58, Austrian physicist in the U.S.: Nobel prize 1945. /ˈpɔːlɪ; ˈpaʊlɪ/ noun 1. Wolfgang (ˈvɒlfˌɡæŋ). 1900–58, US physicist, born in Austria. He formulated the exclusion principle (1924) and postulated the existence of the […]
- Paul I
noun 1. died a.d. 767, pope 757–767. 2. Russian Pavel Petrovich, 1754–1801, emperor of Russia 1796–1801 (son of Peter III). 3. 1901–64, king of Greece 1947–64. noun 1. 1754–1801, tsar of Russia (1796–1801); son of Catherine II; assassinated 2. 1901–64, king of the Hellenes (1947–64); son of Constantine I