- … the obviously high positive correlation between scholastic aptitude and college entrance …
- —James B. Conant
Examples of correlation in a Sentence
the correlation of brain size and intelligence
Researchers have found a direct correlation between smoking and lung cancer.
She says that there's no correlation between being thin and being happy.
Recent Examples of correlation from the Web
The economists also found only modest or no correlation between mobility and the number of local colleges and their tuition rates or between mobility and the amount of extreme wealth in a region.
Strategists led by David Kostin have observed elevated correlations between Facebook and the rest of the industry since mid-March, when Mark Zuckerberg’s company sold off on the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
There is an association, a correlation, but there isn't a cause there.
The grades bear no correlation to political party, as the addition of more public records exemptions added each year has been supported and fought by members across the aisle.
Whether by causation or correlation, once the Big East pared itself down to 10 colleges and universities, nine of which have Catholic affiliations, Villanova’s program took off like a rocket.
Though the moon can appear blue under certain conditions involving dusty skies or volcanic eruptions, this phenomenon has no correlation to the above definition or the moon's phases.
In 1989, Sher had published research examining the correlation between the thickness of a woman’s endometrium — the uterine lining — and the successful implantation of an embryo through IVF.
Ferguson believes that inverse relationship could be due to a correlation, but not the one many assume.
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CORRELATION Defined for English Language Learners
: the relationship between things that happen or change together
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