follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

covariant

[koh-vair-ee-uh nt] /koʊˈvɛər i ənt/
adjective, Mathematics
1.
(of one magnitude with respect to another) varying in accordance with a fixed mathematical relationship:
The area of a square is covariant with the length of a side.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; co- + variant
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for covariant

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for co

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for co variant