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constant in Numbers topic

constantconstant2 ●○○ AWL noun [countable]  1 HM technical a number or quantity that never changes2 formalSAME something that stays the same even though other things change variable2
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constantThe important aspect of sample heterogeneity and sampling error is adequately considered and homogeneity constants and nugget effects are discussed.Through it all, there was one constant.The only constant linking it all is that it qualifies as, for lack of a better term, neat.Scientists were satisfied with this figure, and the constant was left undisturbed until 1975.This constant is important because it fixes the sizes, period and energy of an electron's orbit in an atom.