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NEGATIVE CORRELATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does negative correlation mean? 

NEGATIVE CORRELATION (noun)
  The noun NEGATIVE CORRELATION has 1 sense:

1. a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1

  Familiarity information: NEGATIVE CORRELATION used as a noun is very rare.


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NEGATIVE CORRELATION (noun)


Sense 1negative correlation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

indirect correlation; negative correlation

Hypernyms ("negative correlation" is a kind of...):

correlation; correlational statistics (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)

Domain category:

statistics (a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters)


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