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var·i·a·bil·i·ty

 (vâr′ē-ə-bĭl′ĭ-tē, văr′-)
n. pl. var·i·a·bil·i·ties
The quality, state, or degree of being variable or changeable.
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variability

The manner in which the probability of damage to a specific target decreases with the distance from ground zero; or, in damage assessment, a mathematical factor introduced to average the effects of orientation, minor shielding, and uncertainty of target response to the effects considered.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.variability - the quality of being subject to variationvariability - the quality of being subject to variation
changeability, changeableness - the quality of being changeable; having a marked tendency to change; "the changeableness of the weather"
variedness - characterized by variation
variegation - variability in coloration
personal equation - variability attributable to individual differences
invariableness, invariance, invariability - the quality of being resistant to variation
2.variability - the quality of being uneven and lacking uniformityvariability - the quality of being uneven and lacking uniformity
unregularity, irregularity - not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
rockiness - the quality of abounding in rocks and stones; "due to the rockiness of the land it was quickly dry even after a heavy rain"
ruggedness - the quality of being topologically uneven; "the ruggedness of the mountains"
jaggedness - something irregular like a bump or crack in a smooth surface
patchiness - unevenness in quality or performance
waviness - unevenness produced by waves or wrinkles
invariability, evenness - a quality of uniformity and lack of variation
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Translations
تَقَلُّبِيَّه
proměnlivost
variabilitet
változékonyság
breytileiki
premenlivosť
değişkenlikkararsızlık

variability

[ˌvɛərɪəˈbɪlɪtɪ] Nvariabilidad f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

variability

[ˌvɛəriəˈbɪləti] nvariabilité f
the variability in the climate → la variabilité du climat
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

variability

n (Math) → Veränderlichkeit f; (Biol) → Variabilität f; (of weather, mood)Unbeständigkeit f, → Wechselhaftigkeit f; (of costs)Schwankung(en) f(pl), → Unbeständigkeit f; (of work)unterschiedliche Qualität
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

variability

[ˌvɛərɪəˈbɪlɪtɪ] nvariabilità
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

vary

(ˈveəri) verb
to make, be or become different. These apples vary in size from small to medium.
ˈvariable adjective
1. that may be varied. The machine works at a variable speed.
2. (of eg winds, weather etc) liable or likely to change. British weather is very variable.
noun
something that varies, eg in quantity, value, effect etc. Have you taken all the variables into account in your calculations?
ˈvariably adverb
ˌvariaˈbilityplural variaˈbilities noun
ˌvariˈation noun
1. the extent to which a thing changes. In the desert there are great variations in temperature.
2. one of a series of musical elaborations made on a basic theme or melody. Brahms' variations on Haydn's `St Anthony's Chorale'.
ˈvaried adjective
He has had a very varied career.
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var·i·a·bil·i·ty

n. variabilidad.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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Heart rate variability as important approach for assessment autonomic modulation.
Alteration of cardiac autonomic functions in patients with major depression: A study using heart rate variability measures.
Svensson et al found significant positive associations between insulin resistance, BMI, abdominal fat, and sympathetic-parasympathetic ratios from both the short-term and the 24-hour heart rate variability assessments.
Time domain heart rate variability variables were submitted to logarithmic transformation, to ensure normal distribution and equal variances for Student's t test analysis.
Heart rate variability shows significant dissimilarities for both time domain and frequency domain parameters between disorder group (D) and healthy group (H).
[14] Gil E, Orini M, Bailon R, Vergara J M, Mainardi L and Laguna P 2012 Photoplethysmography pulse rate variability as a surrogate measurement of heart rate variability during nonstationary conditions Physiol.
It has been proposed that reduction in heart rate variability is related with ventricular arrhyhthmias especially in individuals with heart disease (12).
The heart rate variability was examined for the following time domain and geometric measures: the standard deviation of normal RR intervals (SDNN), the percentage rate of times a successive RR interval was greater than the previous interval by > 50 ms (pNN50) and the root-mean-square of successive differences in RR intervals (RMSSD).
"There is reason to think that poor heart rate variability might be associated with cancer progression as well, and that's what we wanted to study in a group of metastatic cancer patients," he said.
Heart rate variability (HRV) analysis is an effective, sensitive, and noninvasive tool which is widely utilized in evaluating and monitoring the activity of autonomic nerve system (ANS).
Methods: Short-term heart rate variability (HRV) was measured by impedance plethysmograph recording of pulse wav e in distal superficial arteries.