What does correlation mean?

Definitions for correlation
ˌkɔr əˈleɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr-cor·re·la·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. correlation, correlativity(noun)

    a reciprocal relation between two or more things

  2. 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?"

  3. 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

Wiktionary

  1. correlation(Noun)

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

  2. correlation(Noun)

    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. Correlation(noun)

    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. Origin: [LL. correlatio; L. cor- + relatio: cf. F. corrlation. Cf. Correlation.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'correlation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4572

  2. Nouns Frequency

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

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How to say correlation in sign language?

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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. Lawrence Cheskin:

    That connection or correlation is opposite of what I perhaps would have expected, but we need these kinds of studies and these kinds of facts and statistics to get a better understanding of what drives the use of foods that, as a nutrition expert I would say, are not your first choice for a variety of reasons.

  2. Yang Claire Yang:

    It's not just this weird correlation, just the extent you have others around and can provide assistance and resources and a sense of companionship. ... Even basic things like if you were to fall or have a medical emergency can make a huge difference in your outcome.

  3. Hunt Allcott:

    Previous research mostly looked at correlation : How much do you use Facebook and how depressed are you ? these studies show that people who use Facebook more are more depressed, but the problem is correlation doesn't create causation. We didn't know if Facebook was making people depressed or depressed people were retreating into Facebook.

  4. Lion Shahab:

    There are statistical techniques available to do this, for instance using time-series analysis, which attempt to link changes in a putative risk factor with changes in the outcome of interest over time. This was not done here, second, even if such a link were found, correlation does not imply causation.

  5. Vanna Bonta:

    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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