Notebook, 1993-



Subject to Changes . . . . Quantity that may Assume Any One of a Set of Values . . . . Fickle, Inconstant, Not True to Type, Aberrant

R  E  F  E  R  E  N  C  E  S 
1Variable adj [ME, fr. MF, fr. L variabilis, fr. variare to vary] [14c] 1a: able or apt to vary: subject to variation or changes [ __ winds] [__ costs] b: Fickle, Inconstant 2: characterized by variations 3: having the characteristics of a variable 4: not true to type: Aberrant -used of a biological group or character -variabiity n -variableness n -variably adv

2 Variable n [1816] 1a: a quantity that may assume any one of a set of values b: a symbol representing a variable 2: something that is variable 3: variable star

[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]



The contents of this site, including all images and text, are for personal, educational, non-commercial use only. The contents of this site may not be reproduced in any form without proper reference to Text, Author, Publisher, and Date of Publication [and page #s when suitable].