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covariant

[koh-vair-ee-uh nt] /koʊˈvɛər i ənt/
adjective, Mathematics.
1.
(of one magnitude with respect to another) varying in accordance with a fixed mathematical relationship:
The area of a square is covariant with the length of a side.
Origin of covariant
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; co- + variant
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