VARIABLE

variable

1. [Adjective]: liable to or capable of change; "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"; "variable winds"; "variable expenses"

2. [Noun]: a symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity

3. [Noun]: a star that varies noticeably in brightness

4. [Noun]: a quantity that can assume any of a set of values

5. [Noun]: something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation; "the weather is one variable to be considered"

6. (used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied; "a variable capacitor"; "variable filters in front of the mercury xenon lights"

7. marked by diversity or difference; "the varying angles of roof slope"; "nature is infinitely variable"

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