# correlation coefficient

correlation coefficient
noun
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)
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what is the correlation between those two variables?

Derivationally related forms: ↑correlational (for: ↑correlation), ↑correlate (for: ↑correlation)
Topics: ↑statistics
Hypernyms: ↑parametric statistic
Hyponyms:

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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