covariant

[ koh-vair-ee-uh nt ]
/ koʊˈvɛər i ənt /
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adjective Mathematics.

(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.

Nearby words

  1. covalence,
  2. covalency,
  3. covalent,
  4. covalent bond,
  5. covariance,
  6. covariant theory,
  7. covariate,
  8. covarrubias,
  9. covarrubias, miguel,
  10. cove

Origin of covariant

First recorded in 1850–55; co- + variant

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