constant element

constant element

[′kän·stənt ′el·ə·mənt]
(industrial engineering)
Under a specified set of conditions, an element for which the standard time allowance should always be the same.
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But the dining out, being, as I have stated, a constant element, does not in the least affect a comparative statement like this.
Such primitivism, of course, has been a constant element in Western civilization from the Greeks onward.
NNA - Minister of Information, Ramzi Jreij, on Monday underlined that democracy was a constant element of Lebanon's political legacy, despite the many crises.
Extending support to Islamic action and striving to rally the ranks of Muslims has been a constant element in the policy pursued by all Saudi leaders for the past many years, a policy which has been further entrenched in the present auspicious era.
No matter what else surrounds a murder, the constant element - and the element that makes it so bad - is that it involves someone killing someone else.
Whether he is discussing the politics of race or our intimate interactions with friends and family, the constant element in his teachings is his encouragement of compassion and mindfulness.
As the global competitiveness report we have just published shows--and more detailed analyses to be released shortly will confirm--there is a diversity in trajectories in different countries; however, the constant element is that there are immense opportunities for public-private partnerships and for the different stakeholders to act jointly and tackle long-term challenges.
She focuses on the final three centuries of the Republic, which witnessed important social, political, and economic changes in Rome, and during which sumptuary regulation seems to have been a constant element of the policy of the Roman oligarchy.
Youth have always been a constant element in the policy and programmes of the Head of State who has confidence in, and relies on, the young people of Tunisia, who continuously endeavours to prepare them for the future and lay the path of the future to them, and who is keen on anchoring democracy, instilling the citizenship spirit and promoting the culture of volunteerism in all fields.
Maltby and Altman are in agreement that the audience's caring about and being concerned with the characters in the film, primarily Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, coupled with the surrounding topical elements such as the dramatic tension of war, the act of human beings finding themselves in a stressful environment, and the constant element of danger and distrust are all key melodramatic elements that successfully drove the narrative from one point to another, resulting in a still constant fascination with the film's structure.
The sobriety of the titles is a constant element in Consagra's work, counterpointing his inventive choice of forms and materials.

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