covariation


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covariation

(ˌkəʊvɛərɪˈeɪʃən)
n
(Statistics) a correlated variation
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Noun1.covariation - (statistics) correlated variation
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
variation - the process of varying or being varied
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241) defines nomological covariation in the following way: