Definitions for Variableˈvɛər i ə bəl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. variable(noun)

    something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation

    "the weather is one variable to be considered"

  2. variable, variable quantity(noun)

    a quantity that can assume any of a set of values

  3. variable star, variable(noun)

    a star that varies noticeably in brightness

  4. variable(adj)

    a symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity

  5. variable(adj)

    liable to or capable of change

    "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"; "variable winds"; "variable expenses"

  6. varying, variable(adj)

    marked by diversity or difference

    "the varying angles of roof slope"; "nature is infinitely variable"

  7. variable(adj)

    (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"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. variable(Noun)

    something that is variable

  2. variable(Noun)

    something whose value may be dictated or discovered

    There are several variables to consider here.

  3. variable(Noun)

    a quantity that may assume any one of a set of values

  4. variable(Noun)

    a symbol representing a variable

  5. variable(Noun)

    a named memory location in which a program can store intermediate results and from which it can read them

  6. variable(Noun)

    a variable star

  7. variable(Adjective)

    able to vary

  8. variable(Adjective)

    likely to vary

  9. variable(Adjective)

    marked by diversity or difference

  10. variable(Adjective)

    having no fixed quantitative value

  11. variable(Adjective)

    tending to deviate from a normal or recognized type

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Variable(adj)

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

  2. Variable(adj)

    liable to vary; too susceptible of change; mutable; fickle; unsteady; inconstant; as, the affections of men are variable; passions are variable

  3. Variable(noun)

    that which is variable; that which varies, or is subject to change

  4. Variable(noun)

    a quantity which may increase or decrease; a quantity which admits of an infinite number of values in the same expression; a variable quantity; as, in the equation x2 - y2 = R2, x and y are variables

  5. Variable(noun)

    a shifting wind, or one that varies in force

  6. Variable(noun)

    those parts of the sea where a steady wind is not expected, especially the parts between the trade-wind belts

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  1. Variable

    The NODE wireless sensor platform for smart devices made its debut on on March 23, 2012 when it raised $76,340 ($26,340 over it's initial goal of $50,000) from over 373 backers.Since then, the team at Variable, Inc. has been hard at work listening to its customers, researching new market opportunities, improving the quality and competitiveness of its sensor modules in development and identifying strategic partnerships that can help them make NODE wireless sensors a leader for both personal and professional use in the global marketplace.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Variable' in Nouns Frequency: #1192

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Variable' in Adjectives Frequency: #855

Translations for Variable

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  • متغيرArabic
  • dəyișkənAzerbaijani
  • variableCatalan, Valencian
  • proměnný, variabilní, proměnná, proměnlivý, faktorCzech
  • Variable, Parameter, variabel, Variablensymbol, Platzhalter, SymbolGerman
  • μεταβλητή, άστατος, ευμετάβλητος, μεταβλητός, ευμετάβολοςGreek
  • variaEsperanto
  • variableSpanish
  • muutujaEstonian
  • متغیرPersian
  • vaihteleva, muuttuja, muuttuvaFinnish
  • paramètre, variableFrench
  • variable, variábelGalician
  • משתנהHebrew
  • चरHindi
  • modificabile, flessiblie, regolabile, variabile, parametroItalian
  • 変数, 変わりやすい, 変わりうる, 可変, 変項Japanese
  • 변수, 變數Korean
  • taurangi, tāupeMāori
  • променлива, променливMacedonian
  • boleh ubahMalay
  • veranderlijke, veranderlijk, variabel, onbestendig, variabele, wisselend, schommelend, regelbaar, variabele waardeDutch
  • avvikende, variabel, varierendeNorwegian
  • zmienny, zmiennaPolish
  • variávelPortuguese
  • variabil, variabilă, parametru, schimbabilRomanian
  • переменный, непостоянный, изменчивый, переменная, неизвестное, неизвестнаяRussian
  • variabel, reglerbar, parameter, föränderlig, avvikande, flexibel, ostadig, ombytlig, ställbar, rörlig, växlande, omväxlande, varierandeSwedish
  • చర, చరరాశి, చరము, అస్థిర, మారే, మారగలTelugu
  • ตัวแปรThai
  • değişkenTurkish
  • biên sô, 變數Vietnamese
  • 變量Chinese

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