a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context

*<noun.quantity>*constant |

#### sample sentences

"the velocity of light is a constant"**semantic pointers**

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Avogadro's number, Avogadro number
Boltzmann's constant
coefficient
cosmological constant
equilibrium constant
gas constant, universal gas constant, R
gravitational constant, universal gravitational constant, constant of gravitation, G
Hubble's constant, Hubble constant, Hubble's parameter, Hubble parameter
ionic charge
factor of proportionality, constant of proportionality
speed of light, light speed, c