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var·i·ate(vâr′ē-ĭt, -āt′, văr′-)
A single observed value of a random variable, considered to be one of many possible realizations.
[From Latin variātus, past participle of variāre, to vary; see vary.]
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1. (Statistics) statistics a random variable or a numerical value taken by it
2. a less common word for variant4
[C16: from Latin variāre to vary]
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a statistical quantity that can take any of the values of a specified set in accordance with an associated probability distribution.Also called variate.
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