Definition of Experimental variable

1. Noun. (statistics) a variable whose values are independent of changes in the values of other variables.

Exact synonyms: Independent Variable
Generic synonyms: Variable, Variable Quantity
Specialized synonyms: Factor
Category relationships: Statistics

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Experimental Variable

experimental allergic encephalitis
experimental allergic encephalomyelitis
experimental condition
experimental design
experimental error
experimental extinction
experimental group
experimental medicine
experimental method
experimental neurosis
experimental probability
experimental procedure
experimental psychology
experimental variable (current term)

Literary usage of Experimental variable

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1. Essentials for Animal Research: A Primer for Research Personnel by B. Taylor Bennett (1996)
"... to an experimental variable is influenced by a variety of genetic and environmental factors. An understanding of these factors is necessary to control ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Five explants per experimental variable in three sterile 60 mm plastic Petri dishes (Falcon Plastics, Oxnard, CA) were placed on a rack in a closed ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"In these experiments the experimental variable is [X] = [K] + [C]. The decrease of [X] with time was found to be more complex and slower than the decrease ..."

4. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Deterioration of diet ingredients during storage, particularly at high temperatures, often is an important experimental variable, especially in purified ..."

5. NEA Sorption Project Phase II: Interpretation and Prediction of Radionuclide by James A. Davis (2005)
"Even the best predictive models need some experimental validation and calibration when sorption data is very sensitive to an experimental variable - in this ..."

6. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"Thus, an experimental variable such as a drug that interacts with memory-set size is assumed to affect memory search, whereas a variable whose effect is ..."

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