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varimax Line breaks: vari|max
Pronunciation: /ˈvɛːrɪmaks/

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[mass noun] Statistics
A method of factor analysis in which uncorrelated factors are sought by a rotation that maximizes the variance of the factor loadings: [as modifier]: it is common practice to conduct varimax rotation of solutions


1950s: blend of variance and maximum.

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