- … 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 correlation between Leicester's form and Mahrez's performances is alarming, and the Foxes will be stuck in the same cycle as long as this continues.
But when researchers accounted for other variables like blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes, the correlation was insignificant.
The analysis did not find a significant correlation between population size and rates of inmates sent to death row — large and small counties condemned inmates at similar rates.
Also, why is the 1,500-meters subject to a testosterone-limit, if the study didn’t find a conspicuous correlation between high testosterone and high performance in that event?
Since the advent of technology capable of measuring exit velocity and launch angle, analysts have found correlations between particular outcomes and how hard and at what angle a ball is hit.
For the past 15 years, the correlation between the two has been around 0.85, signaling that the two typically move in the same direction, said Jonathan Sharkey, portfolio manager at Amundi Pioneer.
Rapp and his colleagues have also discovered a correlation between the temperature in July and the sugar content of sap collected in the spring.
There is a strong correlation between family income and the number of words that children know.
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CORRELATION Defined for English Language Learners
: the relationship between things that happen or change together
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