What does Correlation mean?

Definitions for Correlation
ˌkɔr əˈleɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr-Cor·re·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. correlation, correlativitynoun

    a reciprocal relation between two or more things

  2. correlation coefficient, coefficient of correlation, correlationnoun

    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?"

  3. correlation, correlational statisticsnoun

    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

Wiktionary

  1. correlationnoun

    A reciprocal, parallel or complementary relationship between two or more comparable objects

  2. correlationnoun

    One of the several measures of the linear statistical relationship between two random variables, indicating both the strength and direction of the relationship.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Correlationnoun

    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

  2. Etymology: [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

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Correlation' in Nouns Frequency: #2046

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Correlation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Correlation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Correlation in a Sentence

  1. Chief Alex Diaz:

    At this point it seems random, there's no correlation between the suspect and the victims at this point.

  2. Fox News:

    So, all of these are going to be mobilized at the polls, I guarantee It, this is going to be a motivation to people who were complacent in the past. We saw what happens when you get a Donald Trump in and three Supreme Court justices who should not be there. This is a direct correlation to people exercising their right to vote.

  3. Mari Tufts:

    I did it so people will start to see that girls are not a distraction and to stop teaching young men that it is an acceptable excuse to be distracted from their education, i found there was no correlation between any of the photos that were in dress code or out of dress code. So I proved clothes that were dress code violations were no more distracting.

  4. Gail Saltz:

    The reality is, brains are still developing and drinking before the age 15 or 16 has a very high correlation with developing a problem with alcohol abuse and addiction and that is probably because the brain is really still developing.

  5. Koji Fukaya:

    In terms of dollar/yen, it has been led back and forth by equities - particularly the impact of Chinese shares on Japanese stocks, the correlation might last a few weeks, depending on what Chinese authorities further do to shore up stocks, macroeconomic data, and performance by U.S. equities. We are not at a full blown financial crisis, so that is preventing many participants from going long outright on the yen.

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