const

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of constant, used as a keyword in certain programming languages.

Noun[edit]

const (plural consts)

  1. (programming) A variable whose value cannot be changed directly.

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

const (not comparable)

  1. (programming, of a variable) Whose value cannot be changed directly.
  2. (programming, of a function) Which cannot change the value of its class’s attributes.