constante


constante
adj.
1 persistent (person) (en una empresa).
2 constant.
3 unchanging, uniform, consistent, constant.
4 dedicated, hardworking.
f.
1 constant.
constantes vitales (medicine) vital signs
mantener las constantes vitales de alguien (medicine) to keep somebody alive
2 Constante.
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constante
adjetivo
1 (invariable) constant
2 (persona) steadfast
nombre femenino
1 MATEMÁTICAS constant
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FRASEOLOGÍA
constantes vitales vital signs
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adj.
constant
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1. ADJ
1) (=continuado) constant

la búsqueda constante de la verdad — the constant search for truth

un día de lluvia constante — a day of constant o persistent rain

2) (=frecuente) constant

recibía constantes advertencias de su jefe — she was getting constant warnings from her boss

3) (=perseverante) [persona] persevering
4) (Fís) [velocidad, temperatura, presión] constant
2. SF
1) (=factor predominante)

el mar es una constante en su obra — the sea is a constant theme o an ever-present theme in his work

el paro es una constante en la economía española — unemployment is a permanent feature of the Spanish economy

constante histórica — historical constant

2) (Mat) constant
3) (Med)

constantes vitales — vital signs

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I
adjetivo
1) (continuo) constant
2) (perseverante) <persona> persevering
II
femenino
a) (Mat) constant
b) (característica) constant feature

una constante en su obra — a constant theme in his work

el malhumor es una constante en él — he's always in a bad mood

c) constantes femenino plural (Med) tb

constantes vitales — vital signs (pl)

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= constant, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, even, ongoing [on-going], persistent, regular, unvarying, steadfast, perpetual, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], abiding, unfailing, unabated, constant, standing, unflagging, assiduous, on-the-go, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless, persevering.
Ex. Film and videotape are stored on the premises in vaults situated at the back of the library and are air conditioned to ensure a constant temperature.
Ex. The second point concerns the continual reference to Haykin's book, a sort of code of subject authority practice and its drawbacks.
Ex. Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
Ex. They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
Ex. However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
Ex. An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
Ex. This study has many implications for an ongoing COMARC effort beyond the present pilot project because it is evident that a very small number of libraries can furnish machine-readable records with full LC/MARC encoding.
Ex. Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
Ex. Book form was generally regarded as too inflexible for library catalogues, especially where the catalogue required regular updating to cater for continuing and gradual expansion of the collection.
Ex. An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
Ex. He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.
Ex. Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
Ex. Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
Ex. The revision and correction of reference works is an abiding concern to the librarian and the user.
Ex. Public libraries can be characterized by an unfailing flexibility and sincere intent to help people solve problems.
Ex. The demand for English as the world's lingua franca continues unabated.
Ex. In this formula, curly brackets {} indicate activities, and alpha, beta and gamma are constants = En esta fórmula, las llaves {} indican actividades y alfa, beta y gamma son las constantes.
Ex. A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
Ex. Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
Ex. The management of a large number of digital images requires assiduous attention to all stages of production.
Ex. With technologies such as SMS, Podcasting, voice over IP (VoIP), and more becoming increasingly mainstream, the potential to provide instant, on-the-go reference is limitless.
Ex. But just as she pulled over the road in the pitch blackness of night she heard the unceasing sound of the night like she had never heard it.
Ex. The great practical education of the Englishman is derived from incessant intercourse between man and man, in trade.
Ex. Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
Ex. Napoleon Bonaparte said: 'Victory belongs to the most persevering' and 'Ability is of little account without opportunity'.
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* constante de bajada = slope constant.
* constante flujo de = steady stream of.
* constante vital = vital sign.
* crítica constante = nagging.
* de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
* en constante expansión = ever-expanding, ever-growing.
* en constante movimiento = on the go.
* los constantes cambios de = the changing face of, the changing nature of.
* mantenimiento de las constantes vitales = life support.
* máquina que mantiene las constantes vitales = life-support system.
* permanecer constante = remain + constant.
* que está en constante evolución = ever-evolving.
* serie constante de = steady stream of.
* ser una constante = be a constant.
* * *
I
adjetivo
1) (continuo) constant
2) (perseverante) <persona> persevering
II
femenino
a) (Mat) constant
b) (característica) constant feature

una constante en su obra — a constant theme in his work

el malhumor es una constante en él — he's always in a bad mood

c) constantes femenino plural (Med) tb

constantes vitales — vital signs (pl)

* * *
= constant, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, even, ongoing [on-going], persistent, regular, unvarying, steadfast, perpetual, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], abiding, unfailing, unabated, constant, standing, unflagging, assiduous, on-the-go, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless, persevering.

Ex: Film and videotape are stored on the premises in vaults situated at the back of the library and are air conditioned to ensure a constant temperature.

Ex: The second point concerns the continual reference to Haykin's book, a sort of code of subject authority practice and its drawbacks.
Ex: Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
Ex: They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
Ex: However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
Ex: An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
Ex: This study has many implications for an ongoing COMARC effort beyond the present pilot project because it is evident that a very small number of libraries can furnish machine-readable records with full LC/MARC encoding.
Ex: Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
Ex: Book form was generally regarded as too inflexible for library catalogues, especially where the catalogue required regular updating to cater for continuing and gradual expansion of the collection.
Ex: An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
Ex: He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.
Ex: Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
Ex: Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
Ex: The revision and correction of reference works is an abiding concern to the librarian and the user.
Ex: Public libraries can be characterized by an unfailing flexibility and sincere intent to help people solve problems.
Ex: The demand for English as the world's lingua franca continues unabated.
Ex: In this formula, curly brackets {} indicate activities, and alpha, beta and gamma are constants = En esta fórmula, las llaves {} indican actividades y alfa, beta y gamma son las constantes.
Ex: A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
Ex: Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
Ex: The management of a large number of digital images requires assiduous attention to all stages of production.
Ex: With technologies such as SMS, Podcasting, voice over IP (VoIP), and more becoming increasingly mainstream, the potential to provide instant, on-the-go reference is limitless.
Ex: But just as she pulled over the road in the pitch blackness of night she heard the unceasing sound of the night like she had never heard it.
Ex: The great practical education of the Englishman is derived from incessant intercourse between man and man, in trade.
Ex: Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
Ex: Napoleon Bonaparte said: 'Victory belongs to the most persevering' and 'Ability is of little account without opportunity'.
* constante de bajada = slope constant.
* constante flujo de = steady stream of.
* constante vital = vital sign.
* crítica constante = nagging.
* de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
* en constante expansión = ever-expanding, ever-growing.
* en constante movimiento = on the go.
* los constantes cambios de = the changing face of, the changing nature of.
* mantenimiento de las constantes vitales = life support.
* máquina que mantiene las constantes vitales = life-support system.
* permanecer constante = remain + constant.
* que está en constante evolución = ever-evolving.
* serie constante de = steady stream of.
* ser una constante = be a constant.

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constante1
adjective
A
1 (continuo) constant
estaba sometido a una constante vigilancia he was kept under constant surveillance
2 ‹tema/motivo› constant
B (perseverante) persevering
constante2
feminine
1 (Mat) constant
2 (característica) constant feature
las escaseces han sido una constante durante los últimos siete años shortages have been a constant feature of the last seven years
durante estas fechas las colas son una constante en las tiendas at this time of year queues are a regular feature in the shops
una constante en su obra a constant theme in his work
el malhumor es una constante en él he's always in a bad mood
3 constantes fpl (Med) tb
constantes vitales vital signs (pl)
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constante adjetivo
a) (continuo) constant

b) (perseverante) ‹personapersevering

■ sustantivo femenino
a) (Mat) constant

b) (característica) constant feature

c)

constantes sustantivo femenino plural (Med) tb constantes vitales vital signs (pl)

constante
I adjetivo
1 (tenaz) steadfast: es una persona constante en sus ambiciones, he is steadfast in his ambitions
2 (incesante, sin variaciones) constant, incessant, unchanging: me mareaba el constante barullo que había allí, the constant racket there made me dizzy
II sustantivo femenino
1 constant feature: los desengaños fueron una constante a lo largo de su vida, disappointments were a constant during his lifetime
2 Mat constant
'constante' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
fiel
- salario
- sangría
English:
constant
- continual
- cruise
- equable
- even
- incessant
- recurrent
- steadily
- steady
- unfailing
- uniform
- unremitting
- break
- consistent
- drive
- eternal
- niggling
- persistent
- wear
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constante
adj
1. [persona] [en una empresa] persistent;
[en ideas, opiniones] steadfast;
se mantuvo constante en su esfuerzo he persevered in his efforts
2. [lluvia, atención] constant, persistent;
[temperatura] constant
3. [que se repite] constant
nf
1. [rasgo] constant;
las desilusiones han sido una constante en su vida disappointments have been a constant feature in her life;
las tormentas son una constante en sus cuadros storms are an ever-present feature in his paintings;
la violencia es una constante histórica en la región the region has known violence throughout its history
2. Mat constant
3. constantes vitales vital signs;
mantener las constantes vitales de alguien to keep sb alive
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constante
I adj constant
II f MAT constant
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constante adj
: constant
constantemente adv
constante nf
: constant
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constante adj (continuo) constant

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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