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Perpetual

Per`pet´u`al
a.1.Neverceasing; continuing forever or for an unlimited time; unfailing; everlasting; continuous.
Unto the kingdom of perpetual night.
- Shak.
Perpetual feast of nectared sweets.
- Milton.
Circle of perpetual apparition
See under Circle.
Perpetual calendar
a calendar so devised that it may be adjusted for any month or year.
Perpetual curacy
(Ch. of Eng.) a curacy in which all the tithes are appropriated, and no vicarage is endowed.
Perpetual motion
See under Motion.
- Blackstone.
Perpetual screw
See Endless screw, under Screw.
Adj.1.perpetual - continuing forever or indefinitely; "the ageless themes of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending bliss of heaven"
2.perpetual - uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing; "the ceaseless thunder of surf"; "in constant pain"; "night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city"; "the never-ending search for happiness"; "the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy"; "man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation"; "unremitting demands of hunger"
3.perpetual - occurring so frequently as to seem ceaseless or uninterrupted; "a child's incessant questions"; "your perpetual (or continual) complaints"
Synonyms: incessant, endless

PERPETUAL. That which is to last without limitation as to time; as, a perpetual statute, which is one without limit as to time, although not expressed to be so.

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