variate

variate

[vair-ee-it, -eyt]
noun
1.
Statistics. random variable.

Origin:
1810–20; < Latin variātus past participle of variāre to vary; see -ate1

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variate (ˈvɛərɪɪt)
 
n
1.  statistics a random variable or a numerical value taken by it
2.  a less common word for variant
 
[C16: from Latin variāre to vary]

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