[ noun ] the quality of being subject to variation

Used in print

(S. Idell Pyle, et al., Onsets, Completions, and...)

It was stated earlier that one purpose of this study was to extend the analysis of variability of Onset and Completion in each of the 21 growth centers somewhat beyond that provided by the data in Tables 1 and 2 .

Thus , the alignment of the `` dots '' and `` tips '' , respectively , indicate individual variability of the 21 growth centers of each child with_respect_to the mean values for these boys and girls .

[ noun ] a quality of variability and lack of uniformity