### Variable

A quantity able to assume different numerical values.

### Variable

[computer science] In computer programming, a variable or scalar is a storage location and an associated symbolic name (an identifier) which contains some known or unknown quantity or information, a value. The variable name is the usual way to reference the stored value; this separation of name and content allows the name to be used indepen...
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### Variable

A value determined within the context of a model. Also called endogenous variable.
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### Variable

A characteristic that may assume more than one set of values to which a numerical measure can be assigned, for example, income, age, weight.
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### Variable

A dimension along which an object, individual or group may be categorized, such as income or height, allowing specific comparisons with others or over time.
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### variable

[adj] - liable to or capable of change 2. [adj] - (used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied 3. [n] - something that is likely to vary 4. [n] - a symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity 5. [n] - a quantity that can assume any o...
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### Variable

a concept whose value changes from case to case
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### Variable

A measurement which can vary. For instance, height is a measurement which varies from person to person, as opposed to pi which does not vary from circle to circle; that is a constant.
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### Variable

has several meanings. A variable is something that can be observed, measured or calculated for every patient in a selected group. It may also apply to a quantity that has a range of possible values. Variable can also mean liable to change. It may also apply to something liable to vary from the established type or pattern. It also applies to somethi...
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### Variable

A letter that is used to represent a numerical quantity whose value may or may not yet be known and may or may not be constant. It may not even have a specific value, but rather be allowed to range over a set of possible values.
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### variable

Compare with independent variable and dependent variable. A quantity that can have many possible values. In designing experiments, variables that affect measurements must be identified and controlled. For example, an experiment that measures reaction rates must control temperature, because temperature is a variable that can change the rate of react...
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### Variable

An attribute or characteristics of a person or an object that takes on different values (i.e. that varies) within the population under investigation (e.g. age, weight, pulse rate)
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### variable

A letter or symbol that stands for one or more numbers
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### Variable

Va'ri·a·ble adjective [ Latin variabilis : confer French variable .] 1. Having the capacity of varying or changing; capable of alternation in any manner; changeable; as, variable winds or seasons; a variable quantity. 2. Liable to vary; too susceptible of...
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### variable

One of a battery of antigenicdeterminants expressed by a microorganismto elude immune detection. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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### variable

adjective (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`
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### variable

(var´e-ә-bәl) something that changes; an attribute or property of a person, event, or object that is known to vary in a given study.
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### Variable

• (n.) Those parts of the sea where a steady wind is not expected, especially the parts between the trade-wind belts. • (n.) That which is variable; that which varies, or is subject to change. • (a.) Liable to vary; too susceptible of change; mutable; fickle; unsteady; inconstant; as, the affections of men are variable; passions are ...
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### variable

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### Variable

An element in a model. For example, in the model RS&Pt+1 = a + b Tbill t + et, where RS&Pt+1 is the return on the S&P in month t+1 and Tbill is the Tbill return at month t, both RS&P and Tbill are...
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### variable

An element of storage in a computer that is accessible by a software program by referring to it by a name....
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### Variable

A letter occurring in a mathematical or logistic formula and serving, not as a name of a particular, but as an ambiguous name of ¦any one of a class of things -- this class being known as the range of the variable, and the members of the class as values of the variable. Where a formula contains a variable, say x, as a free variable, the meaning of...
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### variable

Type: Term Pronunciation: var′ē-ă-bĕl Definitions: 1. That which is inconstant, which can or does change, as contrasted with a constant. 2. Deviating from the type in structure, form, physiology, or behavior.
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### variable

(mathematics) In mathematics, a changing quantity (one that can take various values), as opposed to a constant. For example, in the algebraic expression y = 4x3 + 2, the variables are x and y
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### variable

(computing) In computing, a quantity that can take different values. Variables can be used to represent different items of data in the course of a program. A computer programmer will choose a symbol to represent each variable used in a program. The computer will then automatically assign a mem...
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