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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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References in classic literature ?
In the next chapter I shall discuss the complex and little known laws of variation and of correlation of growth.
"Variation and deviation are used in setting courses and estimating dead reckoning."
Stewart," said Robin; and taking up the variations from the beginning, he worked them throughout to so new a purpose, with such ingenuity and sentiment, and with so odd a fancy and so quick a knack in the grace-notes, that I was amazed to hear him.
A better understanding of cryptic variation may improve directed evolution techniques for developing new biomolecules for medical and other applications.
The nasal anatomy varies significantly among individuals, and the significance of an anatomical variation is determined by its relationship to the ostiomeatal unit and nasal air passages.
Medical geographies of place historically analysed location or usage, using a language of choice or access, rather than through the prism of variation. Such geographies tended to map patterns of health facility location and usage and possibly look at the effect of place, sometimes including the role of the social determinants of health (Bambra 2016).
MSA is used to assess the ability of a measurement system using the following statistical metrics: stability, repeatability (test/ retest variation) and reproducibility (operator variation).
This was evident at various stages during the 80 minutes that Hewitt sat playing in the spotlight, but particularly in variation 25, which has been described as the "black pearl" of the work.
As many as 92 proposed provincial constituencies deviate by more than 10 per cent from their respective provincial average population constitution and exceed the permissible variation range of 10 per cent as allowed by the law, a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report released on Tuesday said.The most important aspect of ensuring equitable political representation was compromised on 26 seats in Balochistan, around 22 seats in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), around 21 seats in Punjab, and 23 seats in Sindh.
The trend plot shows a number of temperatures with a regular sinusoidal variation with the same frequency.
Uncertainty, Tacit Knowledge, and Practice Variation: Evidence from Physicians in Training
Variation in Language: System- and Usage-Based Approaches
The first variation is a more lively 9/8 version, and the elaboration involved is well-connected to the theme.
The generation and application of data on biological variation (BV) have been studied for many years (2, 3).