/,kɒrə'leɪʃn; [US] ,kɔ:r-; ,kɔrə`leʃən/
n [sing, U] ~ (with sth); ~ (between A and B) mutual relationship 相互的关系
*the correlation between sb's height and weight 身高与体重之间的关系.
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Medieval Latin;Origin: correlatio, from Latin com- ( COM-) + relatio 'relation']
[U and C]
a connection between two ideas, facts etc, especially when one may be the cause of the other
Researchers found a strong correlation between urban deprivation and poor health.
strong/high/close/significant etc correlation
There is a direct correlation between the best-known brands and the best-selling brands.
There was also some correlation with social class.