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General Crossword Questions for “variable”

  • Opposed to agricultural land in which "i" is used for "x"?


  • Variable (mathematics), a symbol that represents a quantity in an algebraic expression. Variable star, a type of star (as in astronomical object) Dependent and independent variables in statistics. — “Variable - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • For the novel by Robert A. Heinlein and Spider Robinson, see Variable Star. A star is classified as variable if its apparent magnitude as seen from Earth changes over time, whether the changes are due to variations in the star's actual. — “Variable star - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Intuitively, a random variable can be thought of as a quantity whose value is not fixed, but which can take on different values; a probability distribution is used to describe the probabilities of different values occurring. Realizations of a random variable are called random variates. — “Random variable - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • The vulnerable, variable quick of the man was inaccessible. — “The Rainbow” by D. H. Lawrence
  • But how tell an undefinable uneasiness, variable as the clouds, unstable as the winds? Words failed her–the opportunity, the courage. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert
  • In twenty minutes we were well across it, with but slight assistance from ourselves, and being carried by a strong though somewhat variable breeze well up the harbour. — “She: A History of Adventure” by H Rider Haggard
  • Justine was called on for her defence. As the trial had proceeded, her countenance had altered. Surprise, horror, and misery were strongly expressed. Sometimes she struggled with her tears, but when she was desired to plead, she collected her powers and spoke in an audible although variable voice. — “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley
  • For Rosamond, though she would never do anything that was disagreeable to her, was industrious; and now more than ever she was active in sketching her landscapes and market-carts and portraits of friends, in practising her music, and in being from morning till night her own standard of a perfect lady, having always an audience in her own consciousness, with sometimes the not unwelcome addition of a more variable external audience in the numerous visitors of the house. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • This roving archery was far prettier than the stationary game, but success in shooting at variable marks were less favored by practice, and the hits were distributed among the volunteer archers otherwise than they would have been in target-shooting. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot


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