correlation

  • 1 corrélation — [ kɔrelasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1718; correlacion v. 1420; bas lat. correlatio 1 ♦ Philos. Rapport entre deux phénomènes (⇒ corrélat) qui varient en fonction l un de l autre. ⇒ correspondance, interdépendance, réciprocité. ♢ Statist. Coefficient de… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Correlation — Corrélation Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

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  • 3 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,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 correlation — I noun analogy, chain, collation, comparison, connection, corollary, correspondence, counterpart, equivalence, functionality, interchange, interconnection, interdependence, likeness, mutual, mutuality, parity, proportion, quid pro quo,… …

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  • 5 correlation — 1560s, from M.Fr. corrélation, from cor together (see COM (Cf. com )) + relation (see RELATION (Cf. relation)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 correlation — [kôr΄ə lā′shən, kär΄ə lā′shən] n. [ML correlatio: see COM & RELATION] 1. mutual relationship or connection 2. the degree of relative correspondence, as between two sets of data [a correlation of 75%] 3. a correlating or being correlated… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Correlation — (v. lat.), 1) gegenseitige Beziehung; 2) Beziehung von 2 Wörtern od. Sätzen auf einander, so daß das od. der eine die Frage od. den Satz, das od. der andere die Antwort od. die Vergleichung enthält. Hieher gehören Comparatiwerhältnisse u.… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 8 corrélation — CORRÉLATION. s. fém. Relation réciproque entre deux choses. Il n est d usage que dans le didactique. Les termes de père et de fils emportentcorrélation …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 9 correlation — [n] equating, equivalence alternation, analogue, complement, correspondence, correspondent, counterpart, interaction, interchange, interconnection, interdependence, interrelation, interrelationship, match, parallel, pendant, reciprocity,… …

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  • 10 correlation — ► NOUN 1) a mutual relationship. 2) the process of correlating two or more things. 3) Statistics interdependence of variable quantities …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 Correlation — In probability theory and statistics, correlation, (often measured as a correlation coefficient), indicates the strength and direction of a linear relationship between two random variables. In general statistical usage, correlation or co relation …

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  • 12 correlation — The degree of relationship between two sets of data. A correlation near plus 1, called a positive correlation, indicates that changes in one set of data are closely related to changes in the other set and that the data sets change in the same… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 Corrélation — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « corrélation », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) en science cognitive, corrélation, lien… …

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  • 14 Correlation — See: Correlation coefficient. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * *    A statistical tool that measures the degree to which two variables move together. A correlation of 1 means that the two variables move together exactly, while a… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 correlation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ close, good, high, remarkable, significant, strong ▪ clear, obvious ▪ direct …

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  • 16 correlation */ — UK [ˌkɒrəˈleɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌkɔrəˈleɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms correlation : singular correlation plural correlations formal a connection or relationship between two or more things that is not caused by chance. A positive… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 Correlation — In the world of finance, a statistical measure of how two securities move in relation to each other. Correlations are used in advanced portfolio management. Correlation is computed into what is known as the correlation coefficient, which ranges… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 18 correlation — cor|re|la|tion [ ,kɔrə leıʃn ] noun FORMAL 1. ) count or uncount a connection or relationship between two or more things that is not caused by chance. A positive correlation means that two things are likely to exist together; a negative… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 correlation — correlational, adj. /kawr euh lay sheuhn, kor /, n. 1. mutual relation of two or more things, parts, etc. 2. the act of correlating or state of being correlated. 3. Statistics. the degree to which two or more attributes or measurements on the… …

    Universalium

  • 20 correlation — cor|re|la|tion [ˌkɔrıˈleıʃən US ˌko: , ˌka: ] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Medieval Latin; Origin: correlatio, from Latin com ( COM ) + relatio relation ] [U and C] a connection between two ideas, facts etc, especially when one may be the cause of the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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