AskDefine | Define variability

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1 the quality of being subject to variation [syn: variableness, variance] [ant: invariability, invariability]
2 a quality of variability and lack of uniformity [syn: unevenness] [ant: evenness, evenness]

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Derived form of variable which is from the Old French variable, from the Latin variabilis "changeable" from variare "to change"


  1. the state or characteristic of being variable
  2. the degree to which a thing is variable

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The term "variability", "the state or characteristic of being variable", may be applied to many different subjects:

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