from The Century Dictionary.
- In mathematics, linearly variant.
- In physical chemistry, having a variance equal to unity. The variance (V) of a chemical system is expressed by the equation V = c + 2 —
φ, where c is the number of independent components and φis the number of phases in which the system may exist.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Chem.) Having one degree of freedom or variability.
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- adjective Having a single
degree of freedom
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