# variable quantity

## English Thesaurus

1. a quantity that can assume any of a set of values (noun.cognition)

hypernym | : | quantity, |

definition | : | the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | argument, |

definition | : | a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | correlate, correlative, |

definition | : | either of two or more related or complementary variables (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | degree of freedom, |

definition | : | (statistics) an unrestricted variable in a frequency distribution (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | dependent variable, |

definition | : | (statistics) a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value depends on the independent variable (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | predictor variable, |

definition | : | a variable that can be used to predict the value of another variable (as in statistical regression) (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | infinitesimal, |

definition | : | (mathematics) a variable that has zero as its limit (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | scalar, |

definition | : | a variable quantity that cannot be resolved into components (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | tensor, |

definition | : | a generalization of the concept of a vector (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | vector, |

definition | : | a variable quantity that can be resolved into components (noun.cognition) |

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