a reciprocal relation between two or more things
correlation coefficient, coefficient of correlation, correlation(noun)
a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)
"what is the correlation between those two variables?"
correlation, correlational statistics(noun)
a 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
A reciprocal, parallel or complementary relationship between two or more comparable objects
One of the several measures of the linear statistical relationship between two random variables, indicating both the strength and direction of the relationship.
reciprocal relation; corresponding similarity or parallelism of relation or law; capacity of being converted into, or of giving place to, one another, under certain conditions; as, the correlation of forces, or of zymotic diseases
Origin: [LL. correlatio; L. cor- + relatio: cf. F. corrlation. Cf. Correlation.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'Correlation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4572
Rank popularity for the word 'Correlation' in Nouns Frequency: #2046
The numerical value of Correlation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Correlation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
To change momentum they would need to hike by 200 bps as a minimum to change correlation with oil price.
To change momentum they would need to hike by 200 basis points as a minimum to change the correlation with the oil price.
The biggest correlation to industry valuations is financial leverage, not what basin they are operating in or how they are hedged.
For many poor people who spend a lot of their budget on food, this is good news, there is a high correlation between oil and food prices.
There is direct correlation between a society lacking in artistic vision to lack of social conscience, i.e., crime, poverty, and senseless, violent atrocities, materialism.
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- съотношение, корелацияBulgarian
- riippuvuussuhde, vastaavuussuhde, korrelaatioFinnish
- نێوانیهتی دووسهری, هاوپهیوهندی گۆڕاوهکانKurdish
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