noun \ˌkō-ˈver-ē-ən(t)s, ˈkō-ˌ\

Definition of COVARIANCE

:  the expected value of the product of the deviations of two random variables from their respective means
:  the arithmetic mean of the products of the deviations of corresponding values of two quantitative variables from their respective means

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