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Variate

variate
A measurable quantity capable of taking on a number of values; may be binary (i.e., capable of taking on two values in a certain interval of values), continuous (i.e., capable of taking on all values in a certain interval of real values), or discrete (i.e., capable of taking on a limited number of values in a certain interval of real values).


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