1vari·able adj \ˈver-ē-ə-bəl, ˈvar-\
: able or apt to vary : subject to variation or changes <allergy is perhaps the most variable of all diseases—H. G. Rapaport & Shirley Linde>
: characterized by variations
: not true to type : aberrant—used of a biological group or character
—vari·abil·i·ty \ˌver-ē-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē, ˌvar-\ noun, plural vari·abil·i·ties
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