# HyperDic: variable_quantity

 NOUN cognition variable quantity, variable a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
Meaning Synonym A quantity that can assume any of a set of values. variable argument A variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable correlate, correlative Either 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 variable A variable that can be used to predict the value of another variable (as in statistical regression) random variable, variate, variant, stochastic variable, chance variable A variable quantity that is random scalar A variable quantity that cannot be resolved into components tensor A generalization of the concept of a vector vector A variable quantity that can be resolved into components quantity The concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable variable variable