1. dissociation constant the equilibrium constant for a reversible dissociation
  2. gravitational constant (physics) the universal constant relating force to mass and distance in Newton's law of gravitation
  3. solar constant the rate at which radiant solar energy is received at the outer layer of the earth's atmosphere
  4. association cortex cortical areas that are neither motor or sensory but are thought to be involved in higher processing of information
  5. fashion consultant someone who advises you about fashionable clothing
  6. inconstant likely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason; variable
  7. time constant (electronics) the time required for the current or voltage in a circuit to rise or fall exponentially through approximately 63 per cent of its amplitude
  8. decongestant a drug that decreases pulmonary congestion
  9. Boltzmann's constant constant used in the calculation of the ideal gas constant
  10. gas constant (physics) the universal constant in the gas equation: pressure times volume = R times temperature; equal to 8.3143 joules per kelvin per mole
  11. constant uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
  12. size constancy the tendency to perceive the veridical size of a familiar object despite differences in their distance (and consequent differences in the size of the pattern projected on the retina of the eye)
  13. cosmological constant an arbitrary constant in the equations of general relativity theory
  14. dissociation the act of removing from association
  15. association football a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
  16. equilibrium constant (chemistry) the ratio of concentrations when equilibrium is reached in a reversible reaction (when the rate of the forward reaction equals the rate of the reverse reaction)
  17. inconsistent displaying a lack of regularity
  18. Planck's constant the constant of proportionality relating the energy of a photon to its frequency; approximately 6.626 x 10^-34 joule-second
  19. Council of Constance the council in 1414-1418 that succeeded in ending the Great Schism in the Roman Catholic Church
  20. associationism (psychology) a theory that association is the basic principle of mental activity

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