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Princeton's WordNet

  1. variability, variableness, variance(noun)

    the quality of being subject to variation

  2. unevenness, variability(noun)

    the quality of being uneven and lacking uniformity


  1. variability(Noun)

    the state or characteristic of being variable

  2. variability(Noun)

    the degree to which a thing is variable

  3. Origin: Derived form of variable which is from the Old French variable, from the Latin variabilis "changeable" from variare "to change"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Variability(noun)

    the quality or state of being variable; variableness

  2. Variability(noun)

    the power possessed by living organisms, both animal and vegetable, of adapting themselves to modifications or changes in their environment, thus possibly giving rise to ultimate variation of structure or function

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. variabilit.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. variability

    The manner in which the probability of damage to a specific target decreases with the distance from ground zero; or, in damage assessment, a mathematical factor introduced to average the effects of orientation, minor shielding, and uncertainty of target response to the effects considered.

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