Definition of symbatic
of two related variables
: increasing or decreasing together though not necessarily in direct proportion
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Origin and Etymology of symbatic
International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek symbatikos tending or leading to agreement, from symbat- (verbal stem of symbainein to come to an agreement, from syn- + bainein to walk, come) + -ikos -ic — more at come
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