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## correlation |

3 definitions found From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: {Accumulation}, {Conservation}, {Correlation}, & {Degradation of energy}, etc (Physics) See under {Accumulation}, {Conservation}, {Correlation}, etc Syn: Force; power; potency; vigor; strength; spirit; efficiency; resolution. From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Correlation \Cor`re*la"tion\ (-l?"sh?n), n. [LL. correlatio; L. cor- + relatio: cf F. corr['e]lation. Cf {Correlation}.] Reciprocal relation; corresponding similarity or parallelism of relation or law; capacity of being converted into or of giving place to one another, under certain conditions; as the correlation of forces, or of zymotic diseases. {Correlation of energy}, the relation to one another of different forms of energy; -- usually having some reference to the principle of conservation of energy. See {Conservation of energy}, under {Conservation}. {Correlation of forces}, the relation between the forces which matter, endowed with various forms of energy, may exert. From WordNet r 1.6 [wn]: correlation n 1: a reciprocal relation between two or more things [syn: {correlativity}] 2: a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation); "what is the correlation between those two variables?" [syn: {correlation coefficient}, {coefficient of correlation}] 3: a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other [syn: {correlational statistics}]

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