Found 3 items, similar to variable.
English → Indonesian
faktor tak tetap, peubah
English → English
adj 1: liable to or capable of change; “rainfall in the tropics is
; “variable winds”
2: marked by diversity or difference; “the varying angles of
; “nature is infinitely variable”
3: (used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g.
light) can be varied; “a variable capacitor”
filters in front of the mercury xenon lights”
n 1: something that is likely to vary; something that is subject
to variation; “the weather is one variable to be
2: a quantity that can assume any of a set of values [syn: variable quantity
3: a star that varies noticeably in brightness [syn: variable star
4: a symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or
logical expressions to represent a variable quantity
English → English
1. That which is variable; that which varies, or is subject
2. (Math.) A quantity which may increase or decrease; a
quantity which admits of an infinite number of values in
the same expression; a variable quantity; as, in the
, x and y are variables.
(a) A shifting wind, or one that varies in force.
(b) pl. Those parts of the sea where a steady wind is not
expected, especially the parts between the trade-wind
(Math.), that one of two or more
variables, connected with each other in any way whatever,
to which changes are supposed to be given at will. Thus,
in the equation x^2
, if arbitrary
changes are supposed to be given to x, then x is the
independent variable, and y is called a function of x.
There may be two or more independent variables in an
equation or problem. Cf. Dependent variable
, a. [L. variabilis: cf. F. variable.]
1. Having the capacity of varying or changing; capable of
alternation in any manner; changeable; as, variable winds
or seasons; a variable quantity.
2. Liable to vary; too susceptible of change; mutable;
fickle; unsteady; inconstant; as, the affections of men
are variable; passions are variable.
Lest that thy love prove likewise variable. --Shak.
His heart, I know, how variable and vain! --Milton.
(Steam Eng.), a blast pipe with an
(Math.), a variable.
(Astron.), fixed stars which vary in their
brightness, usually in more or less uniform periods.
Syn: Changeable; mutable; fickle; wavering; unsteady;