Definition of covariation in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkəʊvɛːrɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/


[mass noun] Mathematics
Correlated variation.
Example sentences
  • How can we account for such genetic variation and covariation of traits within the present framework?
  • In a flexible variance-components framework, modeling such covariation as a covariance component in our analyses is straightforward.
  • Competition also provides a mechanistic basis for understanding asymmetries and negative covariation in the sizes of different structures.

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