Definitions for variability
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variability, variableness, variance(noun)
the quality of being subject to variation
the quality of being uneven and lacking uniformity
the state or characteristic of being variable
the degree to which a thing is variable
Origin: Derived form of variable which is from the Old French variable, from the Latin variabilis "changeable" from variare "to change"
the quality or state of being variable; variableness
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
Origin: [Cf. F. variabilit.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
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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The brain ages in all of us. But there's wide variability in the way the brain ages.
There's tremendous variability in how a 3,500 caloric deficit affects different people.
We should expect these kinds of patterns to occur, there is considerable annual variability.
The country does not have enough resources to combat the adverse impacts of climate variability.
The voters know this is a dry state, very much prone to droughts, and increasingly subject to water supply variability due to climate change.
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