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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cor·re·la·tion /ˌkɔrəˈleʃən, ˌkɑr-/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·re·la·tion n.  Reciprocal relation; corresponding similarity or parallelism of relation or law; capacity of being converted into, or of giving place to, one another, under certain conditions; as, the correlation of forces, or of zymotic diseases.
 Correlation of energy, the relation to one another of different forms of energy; -- usually having some reference to the principle of conservation of energy.  See Conservation of energy, under Conservation.
 Correlation of forces, the relation between the forces which matter, endowed with various forms of energy, may exert.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a reciprocal relation between two or more things [syn: correlativity]
      2: a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary;
         it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through
         0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation);
         "what is the correlation between those two variables?"
         [syn: correlation coefficient, coefficient of
      3: a statistical relation between two or more variables such
         that systematic changes in the value of one variable are
         accompanied by systematic changes in the other [syn: correlational