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co- +‎ variance

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covariance (plural covariances)

  1. (statistics) A statistical measure defined as   given two real-valued random variables X and Y, with expected values   and  .
  2. (object-oriented programming) The conversion of data types from wider to narrower in certain situations.

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covariance f (plural covariances)

  1. (statistics) covariance
  2. (object-oriented programming) covariance

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