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Synonyms for variation

Synonyms for variation

the condition or fact of varying

the process or result of making or becoming different

one that is slightly different from others of the same kind or designation

Synonyms for variation

an activity that varies from a norm or standard


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a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished

something a little different from others of the same type

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an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard

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the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north

the process of varying or being varied

(astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth's moon)

(biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

(ballet) a solo dance or dance figure

the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard

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This is an electromedical system that provides continuous variation of valve opening with simultaneous adjustment of the valve lift.
A given spherical shell within a t-sliced hypersurface of simultaneity must enclose the following indeterminacy, if the least possible infinitesimal continuous variation given by the field equations in [3], eqn.
The clustering based on morpho-agronomic discrete variables allowed the separation between accessions of the specie Vitis vinifera and hybrids, which was not observed in the evaluation of continuous variation traits.
The continuous variation in its brightness makes it clear that Lutetia is rotating and has an uneven surface.
It requires students to think in terms of populations, because continuous variation (in height, for example) is seen only when observing groups.
For example, the non-uniform absorption of underground water by a dry porous soil to its surface, leads to a continuous variation in conductivity, even for geologically uniform structures of the terrestrial crust (Tugulea & Nemoianu, 2009).
3] was determined by the application of the continuous variation method (12), (13).
The recent development of powerful new technologies such as dynamic geometry softwares (DGS) with drag capability has made possible the continuous variation of geometric configurations and allows one to quickly and easily investigate whether particular conjectures are true or not.
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