Definition of Variable

1. Noun. Something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation. "The weather is one variable to be considered"

Generic synonyms: Thing



2. Adjective. Liable to or capable of change. "Variable expenses"

3. Noun. A quantity that can assume any of a set of values.

4. Adjective. Marked by diversity or difference. "Nature is infinitely variable"
Exact synonyms: Varying
Similar to: Varied
Derivative terms: Variability, Variableness, Vary, Vary, Vary

5. Noun. A star that varies noticeably in brightness.
Exact synonyms: Variable Star
Specialized synonyms: North Star, Polar Star, Polaris, Pole Star, Polestar
Generic synonyms: Star

6. Adjective. (used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied. "Variable filters in front of the mercury xenon lights"
Similar to: Adaptable
Derivative terms: Variability, Variableness

7. Noun. A symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity.
Generic synonyms: Symbol
Specialized synonyms: Placeholder, Unknown, Unknown Quantity

Definition of Variable

1. a. Having the capacity of varying or changing; capable of alternation in any manner; changeable; as, variable winds or seasons; a variable quantity.

2. n. That which is variable; that which varies, or is subject to change.

3. a. Having the capacity of varying or changing; capable of alternation in any manner; changeable; as, variable winds or seasons; a variable quantity.

4. n. That which is variable; that which varies, or is subject to change.

Definition of Variable

1. Adjective. able to vary ¹

2. Adjective. likely to vary ¹

3. Adjective. marked by diversity or difference ¹

4. Adjective. (mathematics) having no fixed quantitative value ¹

5. Adjective. (biology) tending to deviate from a normal or recognized type ¹

6. Noun. something that is variable ¹

7. Noun. something whose value may be dictated or discovered ¹

8. Noun. (mathematics) a quantity that may assume any one of a set of values ¹

9. Noun. (mathematics) a symbol representing a variable ¹

10. Noun. (programming) a named memory location in which a program can store intermediate results and from which it can read them ¹

11. Noun. (astronomy) a variable star ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Variable

1. something that varies [n -S]

Medical Definition of Variable

1. One of a battery of antigenicdeterminants expressed by a microorganismto elude immune detection. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Variable

varechs
varecs
varenicline
vareniki
varennesite
varenyky
vares
vareuse
vareuses
vargueno
varguenos
vari
varia
variabilities
variability
variable (current term)
variable-pitch propeller
variable antigen
variable antshrike
variable antshrikes
variable binding
variable bindings
variable cost
variable costs
variable deceleration
variable gene
variable quantity
variable region
variable resistor
variable star

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