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Related / Similar Words: variable quantity, variable star, varying

 

Definition:
  • a quantity that can assume any of a set of values;
  • a symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity;
  • something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation; "the weather is one variable to be considered";
  • a star that varies noticeably in brightness;
  • (used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied; "a variable capacitor"; "variable filters in front of the mercury xenon lights";
  • liable to or capable of change; "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"; "variable winds"; "variable expenses";
  • marked by diversity or difference; "the varying angles of roof slope"; "nature is infinitely variable";

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    See Also: inconsistent, inconstant

     

    Hyponyms: argument, independent variable, experimental variable, correlate, correlative, degree of freedom, dependent variable, predictor variable, random variable, variate, variant, stochastic variable, chance variable, scalar, tensor, vector, placeholder, unknown, unknown quantity, Polaris, North Star, pole star, polar star, polestar

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: variabele and veranderlijk   Finnish: muuttuja and vaihteleva  
    French: variable   German: variabel and Variable  
    Italian: variabile   Japanese: 変わりやすい and 変数  
    Norwegian: variabel   Polish: zmienny  
    Portuguese: variável   Russian: переменная and переменный  
    Swedish: ombytlig and variabel   Telugu: అస్థిర and చరరాశి  
     
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