1. Adjective.  able to vary.
  2. Adjective.  likely to vary.
  3. Adjective.  marked by diversity or difference.
  4. Adjective.  (mathematics) having no fixed quantitative value.
  5. Adjective.  (biology) tending to deviate from a normal or recognized type.
  6. Noun.  something that is variable.
  7. Noun.  something whose value may be dictated or discovered.
  8. Noun.  (mathematics) a quantity that may assume any one of a set of values.
  9. Noun.  (mathematics) a symbol representing a variable.
  10. Noun.  (programming) a named memory location in which a program can store intermediate results and from which it can read them.
  11. Noun.  (astronomy) a variable star.

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