anticorrelated

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Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ correlated

Adjective[edit]

anticorrelated (not comparable)

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  1. (sciences) Having a negative correlation, such that one quantity increases when another decreases
    • 2007, E. Dendy Sloan & Carolyn A. Koh, Clathrate Hydrates of Natural Gases, Third Edition[1], ISBN 0849390788, page 117:
      Furthermore, the volume and entropy fluctuations in water at less than 4°C are anticorrelated, that is, the increase in volume which occurs when water is cooled results in a decrease in entropy.

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