A correlation between drug abuse and crime.
As cigarette smoking increases, so does the incidence of lung cancer, indicating a positive correlation.
When there is a connection between very cold weather and your car not starting, this is an example of a situation where there is a correlation.
A correlation of 75%
Origin of correlation
- Medieval Latin correlātiō correlātiōn- Latin com- com- Latin relātiō relation, report (from relātus) (past participle of referre to carry back relate)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French corrélation