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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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Brooks points to the large area where the circles overlap and explains that about 85 percent of variation is shared by all populations.
The instabilities show up as head variation with a 6-20 second period, and they occur whether there is any fiber in the system or not.
We describe an unusual anatomic variation of this canal that to our knowledge has not been previously described in the literature.
In this variation, the offensive team should use five one-dribble penetrations, then look for a shot.
Many Six Sigma projects have been launched in the rubber industry in order to find assignable causes of variation and take corrective action to improve the efficiency of the process with a reduction in scrap and rework.
One of the exhibition's galleries contained a group of methodical studies that demonstrated the artist's dogged pursuit of the basic serial premise governing the "Incomplete Open Cubes": the elaboration of every variation of an open-sided cube missing between one and nine of its edges.
A NIST scientist completed testing of an IR (infrared) Interferometer to investigate the effect of the 8 mm diameter vacuum holder on the locally measured thickness variation of "free-form" silicon wafers.
Remembering that each patient is unique and requires individually tailored and necessary variation in care, then quality can be defined as reducing unnecessary variation.
Free ornamentation replaces or paraphrases a given text, but variation sets are separate events to be played after that text.
First, what proportion of the total variation in variables explained by model equations can be ascribed to estimated changes in model coefficients, especially those coefficients associated with key channels of policy transmission?
To provide unity like in the Goldberg Variations, "Bach's Aria" has been placed at the beginning and end, while "Variation 13" has been included between the two sets of six variations.
This may show a change in the machine direction but won't show temperature variation across the melt curtain after the material has left the die, which may be considerably greater.