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correlation

## correlation

```  3  definitions  found

From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]:

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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