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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.

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.
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
Translations
تَقَلُّبِيَّه
proměnlivost
variabilitet
változékonyság
breytileiki
premenlivosť
değişkenlikkararsızlık

variability

[ˌvɛərɪəˈbɪlɪtɪ] Nvariabilidad f

variability

[ˌvɛəriəˈbɪləti] nvariabilité f
the variability in the climate → la variabilité du climat

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

variability

[ˌvɛərɪəˈbɪlɪtɪ] nvariabilità

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.

var·i·a·bil·i·ty

n. variabilidad.
References in classic literature ?
I will then pass on to the variability of species in a state of nature; but I shall, unfortunately, be compelled to treat this subject far too briefly, as it can be treated properly only by giving long catalogues of facts.
BGU researchers have shown that people possess a neural fingerprint" a magnitude of variability in brain activity that is unique and individual.
While other measures of variability exist, such as autocorrelations (Maes, 2003), conditional probability (Machado, 1992; Stokes, 1995), and Markov chain analysis (Machado, 1992, 1993, 1997), U-value has been most commonly used in studies to assess the level of variability in responses where frequencies of the responses or response categories can be measured (e.
The 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change is sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the AMS Committee on Climate Variability and Change.
In this dynamic process of skill acquisition, adaptation and refinement, it has been proposed that movement variability may have different roles (Davids et al.
Objective: To determine the effects of age and gender on heart rate variability in patients with heart failure.
Objective: To evaluate the inter-and intra-observer variability among radiologists in the characterisation of mammograms according to Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System assessment and breast density categories.
Variability in metalcasting Wm is inherent to the process.
The degree to which the means are a good representation of the groups will, however, depend on the variability of the data.
Precision agriculture is a farming management based on observing, measuring and responding to inter and intra-field variability in crops.
Handbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Span
In short, every feeder's discharge-rate variability affects the proportion of all other components and, in return, is affected by the aggregate variabilities of all other components in the formulation.