variable

  • 1 variable — [ varjabl ] adj. et n. • fin XII e; lat. variabilis 1 ♦ Qui est susceptible de se modifier, de changer souvent au cours d une durée. ⇒ changeant, 1. incertain, instable. Temps variable. N. m. Météor. L aiguille du baromètre est au variable, sur… …

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  • 2 Variable — Va ri*a*ble, a. [L. variabilis: cf. F. variable.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having the capacity of varying or changing; capable of alternation in any manner; changeable; as, variable winds or seasons; a variable quantity. [1913 Webster] 2. Liable to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Variable — Variable, dt. Veränderliche bezeichnet: Variable (Philosophie), ein in der Philosophie mit unterschiedlichen Interpretationen belegter Begriff Variable (Programmierung), in der Informationstechnik ein Speicherplatz abhängige und unabhängige… …

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  • 4 Variable — Va ri*a*ble, n. 1. That which is variable; that which varies, or is subject to change. [1913 Webster] 2. (Math.) A quantity which may increase or decrease; a quantity which admits of an infinite number of values in the same expression; a variable …

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  • 5 variable — adj. de tout genre. Sujet à varier, qui change souvent. En ce climat les saisons sont fort variables. temps variable. vent variable. la fortune est variable. c est un esprit variable. il est variable dans ses opinions, dans ses resolutions …

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  • 6 variable — (Del lat. variabĭlis). 1. adj. Que varía o puede variar. 2. Inestable, inconstante y mudable. 3. f. Mat. Magnitud que puede tener un valor cualquiera de los comprendidos en un conjunto. variable estadística. f. Mat. Magnitud cuyos valores están… …

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  • 7 variable — Variable, Versutus, Inconstans, Mobilis, Desultorius. Estre variable et legier, Fidem mutare. Amitié variable, Desultoria amicitia, id est, identidem euarians, non constans …

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  • 8 variable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not consistent or having a fixed pattern; liable to vary. 2) able to be changed or adapted. 3) Mathematics (of a quantity) able to assume different numerical values. ► NOUN 1) a variable element, feature, or quantity. 2) Astronomy… …

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  • 9 variable — sujeto a variación. Inestable, inconstante y mudable. Valor numérico sobre el que puede establecerse una curva de variabilidad Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010. variable Factor de un experimento científico que… …

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  • 10 variable — [ver′ē ə bəl, var′ē ə bəl] adj. [ME < MFr < L variabilis] 1. apt or likely to change or vary; changeable, inconstant, fickle, fluctuating, etc. 2. that can be changed or varied 3. Biol. tending to deviate in some way from the type; aberrant …

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  • 11 variable — I adjective aberrant, alterable, capricious, changeable, changeful, erratic, faithless, fanciful, fast and loose, fickle, fitful, fluctuating, inconstant, irregular, irresponsible, mercurial, modifiable, oscillating, protean, shifting, spasmodic …

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  • 12 variable — adj *changeable, protean, changeful, mutable Analogous words: *fitful, spasmodic: fickle, mercurial, unstable, *inconstant, capricious: mobile, *movable Antonyms: constant: equable …

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  • 13 variable — [adj] changing, changeable capricious, changeful, fickle, fitful, flexible, fluctuating, fluid, iffy*, inconstant, irregular, mercurial, mobile, mutable, protean, shifting, shifty, slippery*, spasmodic, temperamental, ticklish, uncertain,… …

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  • 14 Variable — A variable (pronEng|ˈvɛərɪəbl) is an attribute of a physical or an abstract system which may change its value while it is under observation. Examples include the height of a child, the temperature across a state, or the input to a function. This… …

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  • 15 Variable — ► adjetivo 1 Que varía o puede variar. 2 Que es inestable o inconstante: ■ tiene una personalidad variable. ► sustantivo femenino 3 LÓGICA, MATEMÁTICAS Término indeterminado que, en una relación ouna función, puede ser reemplazado por diversos… …

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  • 16 variable — variability, variableness, n. variably, adv. /vair ee euh beuhl/, adj. 1. apt or liable to vary or change; changeable: variable weather; variable moods. 2. capable of being varied or changed; alterable: a variable time limit for completion of a… …

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  • 17 Variable — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. En mathématiques et en logique, une variable marque un rôle dans une formule, un prédicat ou un algorithme. En statistiques, une variable peut aussi… …

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  • 18 Variable — A value determined within the context of a model. Also called endogenous variable. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. variable var‧i‧a‧ble 1 [ˈveəriəbl ǁ ˈver ] noun [countable] something that affects a situation in a way that… …

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  • 19 variable — An element in a model. For example, in the model RS&Pt+1 = a + b T bill t + et, where RS&Pt+1 is the return on the S&P in month t+1 and T bill is the T bill return at month t, both RS&P and T bill are variables because they change through time; i …

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  • 20 Variable — Unbekannte; Parameter * * * Va|ri|a|ble auch: Va|ri|ab|le 〈[ va ] f. 30〉 1. 〈Math.; Phys.〉 veränderl. Größe 2. 〈Logik〉 Symbol, das stellvertretend für Zahlen, Quantitäten, Aussagen u. Werte eines Objektbereichs steht, der diesem zugeordnet werden …

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