co·​vari·​a·​tion ˌkō-ˌver-ē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce covariation (audio)
: correlated variation of two or more variables

Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of covariation was in 1906

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“Covariation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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