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var·i·a·ble
/ˈverēəb(ə)l/
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adjective: variable
  1. 1.
    not consistent or having a fixed pattern; liable to change.
    "the quality of hospital food is highly variable"
    Similar:
    changeable
    changing
    varying
    shifting
    fluctuating
    irregular
    wavering
    vacillating
    inconstant
    inconsistent
    fluid
    floating
    unsteady
    uneven
    unstable
    unsettled
    movable
    mutable
    protean
    chameleonic
    unfixed
    fitful
    capricious
    temperamental
    fickle
    kaleidoscopic
    volatile
    unpredictable
    undependable
    unreliable
    up and down
    blowing hot and cold
    peaky
    changeful
    variational
    Opposite:
    constant
    uniform
  2. 2.
    able to be changed or adapted.
    "the drill has variable speed"
noun
noun: variable; plural noun: variables
  1. an element, feature, or factor that is liable to vary or change.
    "there are too many variables involved to make any meaningful predictions"
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