Meaning of VARIABLE in English

VARIABLE

I. adjective

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■ ADVERB

highly

The rather specific environmental requirements of salt weathering mean that its action is spatially highly variable .

The period-to-period growth in offshore deposits at times has been highly variable relative to the growth in domestic deposits.

The attitude of employers to domestic responsibilities is of considerable importance and highly variable .

These fish are highly variable in color and pattern.

Communication Colour is more important to fish than to mammals and birds, and in fish it is often highly variable .

Although it was policy for all children to be welcome in council provision, in reality this was highly variable .

Staining times in particular are highly variable , and those given herein should only be used as a starting point.

The amount of delegation that occurs is thus highly variable and seldom entirely predictable.

infinitely

The sensor can be adjusted through 180° horizontally and 90° vertically, so the detection zone is therefore almost infinitely variable .

Combinations are infinitely variable and the ultimate choice of elements will be determined by the requirements of a particular application.

■ NOUN

cost

In reality variable costs do not behave strictly in this manner.

Fixed costs should be separated from variable costs.

Where is a measure of the relative factor intensities in fixed and variable costs .

At the same time, assume that variable costs per unit decline to $ 340.

On many farms, there's still plenty of scope in the variable costs , believes Aubourn Farming agronomist Nick Bleach.

Shipping and receiving costs , on the other hand, are variable costs.

So the impact of changes in entrance charges on the frequency decision by participants is diluted by the other variable costs .

Fixed costs and inter-divisional profit are thus transformed into variable costs.

costs

In reality variable costs do not behave strictly in this manner.

Fixed costs should be separated from variable costs.

Where is a measure of the relative factor intensities in fixed and variable costs .

At the same time, assume that variable costs per unit decline to $ 340.

On many farms, there's still plenty of scope in the variable costs , believes Aubourn Farming agronomist Nick Bleach.

Shipping and receiving costs , on the other hand, are variable costs.

So the impact of changes in entrance charges on the frequency decision by participants is diluted by the other variable costs .

Fixed costs and inter-divisional profit are thus transformed into variable costs.

factor

In fact the most variable factor in the study of consumer demand for recreation is the tastes of the consumers.

These variable factors include the depth of the water, its temperature and transparency, and its velocity, among others.

Possibly the most variable factor is you, the smallholder.

interest

At the end of the five years the society's variable interest rate will apply.

People who are paying off a mortgage at a variable interest rate seem to have more to celebrate.

Interest rates have edged down, and more banks are switching to variable interest rates pegged to their prime lending rate.

length

It offers Structured Query Language and transaction management capabilities with multi-valued fields, variable length records and dynamic re-structuring.

Binary tree to generate variable length codes Fig. 3.

Further data formats are also provided, for variable length fixed-point binary arithmetic and fixed-length floating-point binary arithmetic.

quality

For many years secondment has been a local activity of variable quality and quantity.

One of the most notable features of this mosaic is its. variable quality of draughtsmanship and execution.

With second-hand bricks you may have to accept variable quality .

The structural formulae and figures are, however, of variable quality .

However the research has been of variable quality , there are conflicting findings, and the full implications for practice remain unclear.

Summary: A long, north facing wall of variable quality limestone.

Gozitan wine is cheap but just recently has been of variable quality .

rate

Both Kemira and Hydro have been developing systems that turn the data into variable rate fertiliser application recommendations.

Interest rates continue to fall, giving crucial help to debtors, most of whose loans have variable rates.

Those who pay the standard variable rate are subsidising the preferential rates enjoyed by other more cost-conscious borrowers.

Compare and contrast fixed rate and variable rate loans. 3.

At the beginning of the first year, the fixed rate was 13.25% at a time when the variable rate was 15.25%.

Closer inspection of its standard variable rates reveal that its charges are pretty steep.

At the end of the period, your loan reverts to the lender's standard variable rate .

Then there is a variable rate loan.

speed

Our drill had variable speed , reverse action and, of course, hammer action.

Single, two-speed or variable speed drives are available on the new Interstore.

Two machines already have variable speed drives.

New chip technology that will give a variable speed drive is also being introduced with a replacement control panel.

The transition from Romanesque to Gothic proceeded at a variable speed in differing countries.

The only controls are a variable speed dial mounted on the top of the trigger, and a small lock-on button.

Such a large sanding area and variable speed are luxuries that many hone improvers may find unnecessary.

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Demand for the company's products is variable .

Medical insurance coverage in foreign countries is highly variable .

The drill has variable speeds.

The weather here is likely to be very variable .

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Brain maps are just as variable as faces.

Hedgehog cacti are variable in form, but many are barrel shaped or globular.

Information regarding variable ventilation efficacy and levels of formaldehyde and micro-organism concentrations were sought.

The return will be variable , as building societies change the rates paid to investors.

This process of elaborating a concept and moving toward empirical indicators is the crucial step in variable analysis.

We now have two documents: a template of the shell text and a variable list.

II. noun

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■ ADJECTIVE

basic

These are an abstraction of real systems or processes which are used to represent the basic variable and constant features.

This gives M I s, but a basis must contain 2M-1 variables , so we need among the basic variables.

If x i j is the first basic variable chosen, this means putting.

To ensure that the new basis is alternating, we will make a basic variable in row I non-basic.

This step is repeated until basic variables have been chosen.

Since M 3, N 4, there are 6 basic variables to be found.

The difference equations for the basic variables are: where and.

While some basic variables remain infeasible, the rule for selection of the variable to leave the basis needs modification.

different

In addition to the different values that variables assume, they can either be dependent or independent.

The second it to ask the suppliers to provide information on the correlation between different census variables and the various geodemographic systems.

Linear regression was used for comparison with different variables .

Other criticisms concerned the impossibility of disentangling the effects of different variables .

The programme has examined the extent to which different variables are sensitive to changes in the level of clustering.

In determinist terms, this is explained by the virtually infinite complexity of different constellations of different causal variables in individual cases.

Consequently, the number of subjects varied when different explanatory variables were used.

Similarly, there may be no control over the consequences of changing the different variables and there may be unforeseen consequences.

economic

Thus, institutional design appears to be an important intervening variable between socio-\#economic variables and democratic performance.

Despite this assertion some economists and bankers believe exchange rates can be forecast by examination of key economic variables .

Leading indicator variables are particular economic variables that have a proven ability to signal the movement of the economy in advance.

Marxists, for example, assume that in the last instance economic variables take precedence over cultural, political variables.

important

An important variable in buyer behaviour is usage rate.

Have you overlooked some other important variable that might affect the relationship between gender and voting?

Thus, institutional design appears to be an important intervening variable between socio-economic variables and democratic performance.

The relationship between these three important variables is supposed to determine the characteristics of a state of temporary equilibrium.

In trying to summarise these findings, it may be said that linguistic knowledge does appear to be the important variable .

It was the fact of the experiment that was the important independent variable , not the ones that Mayo was working with.

The most important of these variables is probably the heating of the plate margin since this will affect its thickness and strength.

The authors explore the idea that causal attributions made by survivors about their experience are an important mediating variable .

key

It consists of the key marketing variables that are offered to a market at a particular point in time.

The key variable is the Labrador Current.

One other key variable that has traditionally been used to delineate rural areas is the percentages employed in agriculture and forestry.

Despite this assertion some economists and bankers believe exchange rates can be forecast by examination of key economic variables .

Certain key variables highlighted by Grant and Wallace correspond to those factors considered especially crucial by the flashpoints model.

This hazard function approach measured the impact of key exogenous variables , such as unemployment benefits, on unemployment duration.

The original proposal documents from the firms offer key accounting variables .

An important element of this is to have all key variables in the manufacture of these raw materials under process control.

■ VERB

affect

Summary Work goals are affected by numerous situational variables .

consider

For gastric acid secretion, basal serum gastrin was considered in addition to these three variables .

Before moving on to consider the different variables , the question of timing should not be overlooked.

define

When defining a dynamic variable you describe what the variable can look like in the Type section.

Measuring a variable is synonymous with defining that variable.

This process is also known as operationally defining variables .

determine

Logistic regression models were used to determine which variables significantly and independently could predict bacterial pneumonia and to adjust for potential confounders.

Mathematical modelling can determine theoretically ideal laser variables for treating port wine stains.

identify

Yet aposematic coloration has not always evolved among kin-grouped prey and we need to identify the variables that are of evolutionary importance.

It also helped in identifying important variables which had not previously been thought to be particularly interesting.

It is also the aim of the project to identify which variables influence these similarities and differences.

Which is more important and can we clearly identify the key variable ?

include

The models may be extended to include observable explanatory variables and simultaneity can be allowed for as in econometric models.

Solving the pendulum problem requires one to exclude rather than include variables .

If the algorithm is to do all we want, contexts should be allowed to include some variables too.

The mathematics includes equations relating variables and allowing the values of some to be deduced, given the values of others.

Birth weight and gestational age were included as continuous variables .

However, it is argued that for cost accounting purposes it is too complex to include more than one independent variable .

measure

Since no survey ever measures all variables , this requirement is never met in full.

The search may lead you back to your literature where much discussion was focused on measuring variables .

The strategy is innate, though the program must include steps for measuring the relevant variables when necessary.

The process of describing and measuring variables is in fact a process of defining terms and concepts.

The schedule will also include the instruments measuring your primary variables .

The researcher is trying to determine if the definition through operationalizing the measurement of a variable validly measures that variable.

relate

The mathematics includes equations relating variables and allowing the values of some to be deduced, given the values of others.

There would be no need for a choice between economic objectives if they were all uniformly related to one controllable variable .

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There are too many variables to predict who will win the war.

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One variable or factor is altered at a time while all others remain constant.

The formula attains a high mark when a diversity of variables is woven into a unified design.

The key variable is the Labrador Current.

The models may be extended to include observable explanatory variables and simultaneity can be allowed for as in econometric models.

These variables are only known locally to the defining procedure or function.

This time, extraneous variables that might affect worker productivity would be tightly controlled.

This was used to infer values of the Census variables for households which never returned a form.

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