How to use Constraint in a sentence as a noun

-- and not only do I have to solve your problem, but I generally have to do it within some sort of constraint that you normally have, whether that's your codebase or your language or whatever.

I'm going to spend a significant portion of that time simply getting up to speed with that constraint.

The three most important techniques are backtracking, constraint propagation and conflict learning.

Here is one of the few effective keys to the design problem: the ability of the designer to recognize as many of the constraints as possible, his willingness and enthusiasm for working within these constraints.

The constraints of price, size, strength, balance, time and so forth.

That brings us to the listed constraint of "run apps written for iOS".

For plain tables this is no big deal, but for more complicated ones there are a lot of issues such as foreign key references, constraints, indices.

You can temporarily disable foreign key and constraint enforcing.

"If you want to see big changes, create big rewards for solutions without constraint to how they are accpomplished.

They end up covering really a lot of stuff you want to do in a natural way, and with a single constraint object with few properties.

Most of the time constraints are created visually, in Interface Builder, by dragging objects around and snapping them together.

When debugging at runtime, you can ask a window to draw constraints on screen, so that you can see what they are.

Haskellers would generally express a constraint like that with the type system, so the compiler would let them know when they made such a mistake.

The only constraint is the physical grid... which I might use anyhow if it was easy with physical things.

It's all about the cold hard facts of logic, hardware and constraints.

Think how stupid we'd have to be to miss out on a great startup because they failed to meet some arbitrary constraint.

Constraint definitions


the state of being physically constrained; "dogs should be kept under restraint"

See also: restraint


a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"

See also: restraint


the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others