[kawr-uh-ley-shuh n, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈleɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr-/
mutual relation of two or more things, parts, etc.:
Studies find a positive correlation between severity of illness and nutritional status of the patients.
Synonyms: similarity, correspondence, matching; parallelism, equivalence; interdependence, interrelationship, interconnection.
the act of or state of being .
Statistics. the degree to which two or more attributes or measurements on the same group of elements show a tendency to vary together.
Physiology. the interdependence or reciprocal relations of organs or functions.
Geology. the demonstrable equivalence, in age or lithology, of two or more stratigraphic units, as formations or members of such.
a mutual or reciprocal relationship between two or more things
the act or process of correlating or the state of being correlated
(statistics) the extent of correspondence between the ordering of two variables. Correlation is positive or direct when two variables move in the same direction and negative or inverse when they move in opposite directions
1560s, from Middle French corrélation, from cor- “together” (see com-) + relation (see relation).
[kawr-uh-spon-duh ns, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈspɒn dəns, ˌkɒr-/ noun 1. communication by exchange of letters. 2. a letter or letters that pass between : It will take me all day to answer this business correspondence. 3. Also, correspondency. an instance of . 4. similarity or analogy. 5. agreement; conformity. 6. news, commentary, letters, etc., received from […]
[kuh n-kloo-siv] /kənˈklu sɪv/ adjective 1. serving to settle or decide a question; decisive; convincing: conclusive evidence. 2. tending to terminate; closing. /kənˈkluːsɪv/ adjective 1. putting an end to doubt; decisive; final 2. approaching or involving an end or conclusion adj. 1610s, “occurring at the end,” from French conclusif, from Late Latin conclusivus, from conclus-, […]
[kuh-rohd] /kəˈroʊd/ verb (used with object), corroded, corroding. 1. to eat or wear away gradually as if by gnawing, especially by chemical action. 2. to impair; deteriorate: Jealousy corroded his character. verb (used without object), corroded, corroding. 3. to become corroded. /kəˈrəʊd/ verb 1. to eat away or be eaten away, esp by chemical action […]
[kuh-roh-siv] /kəˈroʊ sɪv/ adjective 1. having the quality of or eating away; erosive. 2. harmful or destructive; deleterious: the corrosive effect of poverty on their marriage. 3. sharply sarcastic; caustic: corrosive comments on the speaker’s integrity. noun 4. something corrosive, as an acid or drug. /kəˈrəʊsɪv/ adjective 1. (esp of acids or alkalis) capable of […]