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variable US English

Not consistent or having a fixed pattern; liable to change

variable US Thesaurus

the weather on the shoreline is known for being variable

variable cost US English

A cost that varies with the level of output

variable-rate US English

Denoting or relating to a loan or savings account with an interest rate that may be changed in response to economic conditions

variable star US English

A star whose brightness changes, either irregularly or regularly

random variable US English

A quantity having a numerical value for each member of a group, especially one whose values occur according to a frequency distribution

dependent variable US English

A variable (often denoted by y) whose value depends on that of another

response variable US English

Another term for dependent variable.

variable-geometry US English

Denoting a swing-wing aircraft

independent variable US English

A variable (often denoted by x) whose variation does not depend on that of another

a cool —— in cool US English

Used to emphasize a specified quantity or amount, especially of money

—— stiff in stiff US English

Having a specified unpleasant feeling to an extreme extent

one's own sweet —— in sweet US English

Used to emphasize the unpredictable individuality of someone’s actions

who/what should —— but in should US English

Emphasizing how surprising an event was

nonvariable US English

Consistent or having a fixed pattern; not liable to change

cepheid US English

A variable star having a regular cycle of brightness with a frequency related to its luminosity, so allowing estimation of its distance from the earth

cepheid variable in cepheid US English

A variable star having a regular cycle of brightness with a frequency related to its luminosity, so allowing estimation of its distance from the earth