fundamental constant

noun

a physical constant, such as the gravitational constant or speed of light, that plays a fundamental role in physics and chemistry and usually has an accurately known value

Nearby words

  1. fund-raiser,
  2. fund-raising,
  3. fundament,
  4. fundamental,
  5. fundamental bass,
  6. fundamental force,
  7. fundamental frequency,
  8. fundamental interaction,
  9. fundamental law,
  10. fundamental particle

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