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Pronunciation: var'e-at

Definition: A measurable quantity capable of taking on a number of values; may be binary (capable of taking on two values in a certain interval of values), continuous (i.e., capable of taking on all values in a certain interval of real values), or discrete (capable of taking on a limited number of values in a certain interval of real values).

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