# Regular vs. Permanent

## Difference Between Regular and Permanent

(Christianity) Bound by religious rule; belonging to a monastic or religious order (often as opposed to secular).

regular clergy, in distinction from the secular clergy

Without end, eternal.

Nothing in this world is truly permanent.

Having a constant pattern; showing evenness of form or appearance.

Lasting for an indefinitely long time.

The countries are now locked in a permanent state of conflict.

Both equilateral and equiangular; having all sides of the same length, and all (corresponding) angles of the same size

#### Permanentnoun

A chemical hair treatment imparting or removing curliness, whose effects typically last for a period of weeks; a perm.

Whose faces are all congruent regular polygons, equally inclined to each other.

#### Permanentnoun

Given an $n \times n$ matrix $a_\left\{ij\right\} \,$, the sum over all permutations $\pi \,$ of $\prod_\left\{i=1\right\}^n\left\{a_\left\{i\pi\left(i\right)\right\}\right\}$.

Demonstrating a consistent set of rules; showing order, evenness of operation or occurrence.

#### Permanentverb

To perm (the hair).

Well-behaved, orderly; restrained (of a lifestyle etc.).

#### Permanentnoun

a series of waves in the hair made by applying heat and chemicals

Happening at constant (especially short) intervals.

He made regular visits to go see his mother.

continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place;

permanent secretary to the presidentpermanent addressliterature of permanent value

Following a set or common pattern; according to the normal rules of a given language.

"Walked" is the past tense of the regular verb "to walk".

not capable of being reversed or returned to the original condition;

permanent brain damage

Having the expected characteristics or appearances; normal, ordinary, standard.

Permanently organised; being part of a set professional body of troops.

Having bowel movements or menstrual periods at constant intervals in the expected way.

Maintaining a high-fibre diet keeps you regular.

(colloquial) Exemplary; excellent example of; utter, downright.

a regular genius; a regular John Bull

Having all the parts of the same kind alike in size and shape.

a regular flower; a regular sea urchin

(crystallography) Isometric.

(snowboarding) Riding with the left foot forward.

Such that every set in its domain is both outer regular and inner regular.

Regularly, on a regular basis.

#### Regularnoun

A member of the British Army (as opposed to a member of the Territorial Army or Reserve).

#### Regularnoun

A frequent, routine visitor to an establishment.

Bartenders usually know their regulars by name.

#### Regularnoun

A frequent customer, client or business partner.

This gentleman was one of the architect's regulars.

#### Regularnoun

(Canada) A coffee with one cream and one sugar.

#### Regularnoun

Anything that is normal or standard.

#### Regularnoun

A member of a religious order who has taken the three ordinary vows.

#### Regularnoun

A number for each year, giving, added to the concurrents, the number of the day of the week on which the Paschal full moon falls.

#### Regularnoun

A fixed number for each month serving to ascertain the day of the week, or the age of the moon, on the first day of any month.

#### Regularnoun

a regular patron;

an habitue of the racetracka bum who is a Central Park fixture

#### Regularnoun

a soldier in the regular army

#### Regularnoun

a dependable follower (especially in party politics);

he is one of the party regulars

#### Regularnoun

a garment size for persons of average height and weight

in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle;

his regular calls on his customersregular mealsregular duties

often used as intensifiers;

a regular morass of detailsa regular nincompoophe's a veritable swine

conforming to a standard or pattern;

following the regular procedure of the legislaturea regular electrical outlet

(of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume can be determined with a suitable geometric formula

regularly scheduled for fixed times;

at a regular meeting of the PTAregular bus departures

in accord with regular practice or procedure;

took his regular morning walkher regular bedtime

occurring at fixed intervals;

a regular beatthe even rhythm of his breathing

relating to a person who does something regularly;

(used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces;

the regular army

not constipated

symmetrically arranged;

even featuresregular featuresa regular polygon

not deviating from what is normal;

her regular bedtime

officially full-time;

regular students