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variable meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of variable at MeaningMonkey.org. variable meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of variable (noun)

  1. something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation
    • "the weather is one variable to be considered"
  2. a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
  3. a star that varies noticeably in brightness
  4. a symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity

VARIABLE adjective

Definition of variable (adjective)

  1. liable to or capable of change
    • "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"; "variable winds"; "variable expenses"
    • antonym: invariable
  2. marked by diversity or difference
    • "the varying angles of roof slope"; "nature is infinitely variable"
    • synonyms: varying
  3. (used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied
    • "a variable capacitor"; "variable filters in front of the mercury xenon lights"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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