covariation

noun
co·​vari·​a·​tion | \ ˌkō-ˌver-ē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce covariation (audio) \

Definition of covariation

: correlated variation of two or more variables

First Known Use of covariation

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Covariation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/covariation. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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