absolute constant


Definition of absolute constant

: a constant (as π) that has the same value wherever it occurs in mathematics

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First Known Use of absolute constant

1820, in the meaning defined above

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“Absolute constant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absolute%20constant. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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