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    variable - Dictionary definition and meaning for word variable

    Definition
    (noun) something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation
    Example Sentence
    • the weather is one variable to be considered
    Definition
    (noun) a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
    Synonyms : variable quantity
    Definition
    (noun) a star that varies noticeably in brightness
    Synonyms : variable star
    Definition
    (noun) a symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity Definition
    (adj) liable to or capable of change
    Example Sentence
    • rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable
    • variable winds
    • variable expenses
    Definition
    (adj) marked by diversity or difference
    Synonyms : varying
    Example Sentence
    • the varying angles of roof slope
    • nature is infinitely variable
    Definition
    (adj) (used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied
    Example Sentence
    • a variable capacitor
    • variable filters in front of the mercury xenon lights
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