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correlation

cor·re·la·tion

correlation

 
pronunciation:
ko r leI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a relationship or correspondence between two or more things.
There is a strong correlation between income and education.
definition 2: in statistics, the degree to which two or more attributes or quantities increase or decrease together.
the correlation between radiation exposure and cancer
definition 3: the act of correlating or condition of being correlated.
derivation: correlational (adj.)