Variable

A quantity able to assume different numerical values.

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

one of a range of insignificant prey items caught by the hawk
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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

[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

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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

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

(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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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

[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

[mathematics] In elementary mathematics, a variable is an alphabetic character representing a number, the value of the variable, which is either arbitrary or not fully specified or unknown. Making algebraic computations with variables as if they were explicit numbers allows one to solve a range of problems in a single computation. A typical...
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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

1) A situation or aspect that cannot be expressed explicitly because it may have one of several values. 2) In troubleshooting, an aspect of a problem that makes it differ from a normal situation. 3) In a mathematical expression, a symbol that represents a number.
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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 concept whose value changes from case to case
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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

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

A letter or symbol that stands for one or more numbers
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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

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

A placeholder for a piece of information that can change.
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variable

a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
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Variable

A quantity that can have many possible values. In designing experiments, variables that affect measu
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Variable

A security issue that has no unusual features.
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