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  1. Variables

    Variables used in an experiment or modelling can be divided into three types: "dependent variable", "independent variable", or other. The "dependent variable" represents the output or effect, or is tested to see if it is the effect. The "independent variables" represent the inputs or causes, or are tested to see if they are the cause. Other variables may also be observed for various reasons.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. variables

    Those parts of the sea where a steady wind is not expected.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'variables' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4143

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of variables in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of variables in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of variables in a Sentence

  1. Kate Welker:

    I recommend everyone take a look at their paycheck and make sure it makes sense, the IRS has a withholding calculator that walks through the variables you would want to consider when filling out a W4.

  2. David Arno:

    There is the potential for Q2 U.S. crude exports to Asia to be higher year-on-year if the WTI/Brent spread remains in the range it has in recent months and with the lower freight rates, there are a few variables, though, with the ongoing U.S-China trade war and the potential for the waivers for Iranian crude exports to Asian countries to not be extended.

  3. People Editor-in-Chief Dan Wakeford:

    There are so many different variables and ways of approaching it, a starting point often is, when we want to make a decision, is to think about the zeitgeist, think about what is sexy at the moment. What do people find appealing at the moment ?

  4. Jeff Currie:

    The world was a different place when we ran those triple-digit numbers. So, you would not only need oil to go back you'd need all those variables to go back. You created a perfect set of conditions that allowed you to get up to those levels, i'm bullish on oil, two to three years out. But I don't know if I'm bullish from $20 to $50 a barrel, or from $40 to $70 a barrel, or from $50 to $100 a barrel ... Until you have an equilibrium in all those other macro variables, you can't talk about a stable equilibrium in oil.

  5. Nisha Jhalani:

    LED technology can be affected by variables such as how loosely or tightly the tracker is worn, the user's skin tone or any other interference between the sensor and the skin. It can also become inaccurate with motion, which is why it doesn't fare as well as ECG with exercise.

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