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covariant

[kō′ver·ē·ənt]
(relativity)
A scalar, vector, or higher-order tensor.
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Then, the covariant components of Riemann tensors on S are defined by
Hence, the covariant and contravariant components of the metric tensor on S are given by
In the second set of analyses, multivariate analysis of covariance (MANCOVA) - group as a covariant - were carried out, between-subject factors were 6 ages (from 7 to 12 years) and 2 genders (male and female) and the same within-subject factors were used to investigate the factors that determine the main effects obtained.
Finally, considering that working memory could be a possible factor explaining the results, using the same within-and between-factors of first and second sets we carried out exploratory analyses with Memory of Digits as covariant, and the results were similar to the analyses reported below in that group was the covariant.
As exhibits 4-9 below show, twenty-four items tap these six possible covariants of LC, with each item being assessed on a 5-point response stem: (1) agree --> (5) disagree.
The number of reasons was included as a covariant in the design as a way of controlling for effort.
Such covariants of the phases imply major economic and psychological costs for both employees and management.
This difference persisted even when rates of obesity, macrosomia, hypertensive disorders, and maternal weight gains were considered as covariants.
The team also gathered information about other exposure covariants such as fuel type, whether the kitchen was inside (with or without a partition) or outside (attached or nonattached), number of meals cooked, cooking duration, and time spent in or near the kitchen during cooking.