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Definition of "variable" []

  • Likely to change or vary; subject to variation; changeable. (adjective)
  • Inconstant; fickle. (adjective)
  • Biology Tending to deviate, as from a normal or recognized type; aberrant. (adjective)
  • Mathematics Having no fixed quantitative value. (adjective)
  • Something that varies or is prone to variation. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "variable" in a sentence
  • "I therefore call it the variable part of capital, or, shortly, _variable capital_."
  • "This is the most common style and one prefered for code in kdelibs. mVariable lowercase m and the name of variable starting with a uppercase letter variable_ variable name starting with a lowercase letter and then an underscore"
  • "Posts: 300 variable = $ (sed - n '3p' truefalse. txt) echo $variable if [ "$variable" = "True"]; then sed - i"