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computer that represents information by variable quantities (e.g., positions or voltages) | analog computer , analogue computer |

highly variable species of very large primitive ferns of the Pacific tropical areas with high rainfall | angiopteris , Angiopteris evecta , giant fern |

variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x) | argument |

sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values | arithmetic mean , expectation , expected value , first moment |

code consisting of a series of vertical bars of variable width that are scanned by a laser; printed on consumer product packages to identify the item for a computer that provides the price and registers inventory information | bar code , Universal Product Code |

correlation coefficient in which one variable is many-valued and the other is dichotomous | biserial correlation , biserial correlation coefficient |

wind instrument that consists of a brass tube (usually of variable length) that is blown by means of a cup-shaped or funnel-shaped mouthpiece | brass , brass instrument |

Eurasian toad with variable chiefly green coloring | Bufo viridis , Eurasian green toad |

highly variable often shrubby evergreen oak of coastal zone of western North America having small thick usually spiny-toothed dark-green leaves | California live oak , coast live oak , Quercus agrifolia |

variable color averaging a vivid red | cardinal , carmine |

variable quantity that is random | chance variable , random variable , stochastic variable , variant , variate |

quality of being changeable and variable | changefulness , inconstancy |

number multiplying a variable | coefficient |

procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition | condition , experimental condition |

variable color averaging a deep pink | coral |

two-way tabulation of the relations between correlates; row headings are the scores on one variable and column headings are the scores on the second variables and a cell shows how many times the score on that row was associated with the score in that colu | correlation table |

statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other | correlation , correlational statistics |

highest power of a term or variable | degree |

(statistics) an unrestricted variable in a frequency distribution | degree of freedom |

(statistics) a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value depends in the independent variable; if f(x) | dependent variable |

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