from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Statistics A random variable with a numerical value that is defined on a given sample space.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A measurable quantity capable of taking on a number of values.
- n. A variable, often the set of x values plotted on a graph.
- v. To alter; or vary; to make different.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To alter; to make different; to vary.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A single magnitude-determination of a character or quality common to a number of individuals.
- To make different; vary; diversify.
- To alter; vary; change.
- Varied; variegated; diverse.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a variable quantity that is random
From Latin variātus, past participle of variāre, to vary; see vary.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin variatus, past participle of variare. See vary. (Wiktionary)