HyperDic: variable_quantity

English > 1 sense of the expression variable quantity:
NOUNcognitionvariable quantity, variablea quantity that can assume any of a set of values
English > variable quantity: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA quantity that can assume any of a set of values.
Synonymvariable
NarrowerargumentA variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable
correlate, correlativeEither of two or more related or complementary variables
degree of freedom(statistics) an unrestricted variable in a frequency distribution
dependent variable(statistics) a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value depends on the independent variable
independent variable, experimental variable(statistics) a variable whose values are independent of changes in the values of other variables
infinitesimal(mathematics) a variable that has zero as its limit
predictor variableA variable that can be used to predict the value of another variable (as in statistical regression)
random variable, variate, variant, stochastic variable, chance variableA variable quantity that is random
scalarA variable quantity that cannot be resolved into components
tensorA generalization of the concept of a vector
vectorA variable quantity that can be resolved into components
BroaderquantityThe concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable
Spanishvariable
Catalanvariable

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