Variation synonyms

vâr'ē-ā'shən, văr'-
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A partial or slight change in form or content
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The act of altering or making different.
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A change affecting a sound or a class of sounds that is conditioned by morphological or syntactic factors rather than purely phonological factors, as in Irish, where certain words cause the lenition of the initial consonants of the following word.
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The act, or the result, of diversifying.
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(Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
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An act of shifting; a slight movement or change
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The movement of a structure or structural part as a result of stress.
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(Optics) The convergence to different foci, by a lens or mirror, of rays of light emanating from one and the same point, or the deviation of such rays from a single focus; a defect in a focusing mechanism that prevents the intended focal point. [Mid 18th century.]
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A starting out, as on a trip or new course of action
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Variety is an assortment or the state of having many different things.
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A change in structure, function, or form that improves the chance of survival for an animal or plant within a given environment
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A person or thing different from or treated differently from others of the same class
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A thing or part having the shape of a curve
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(Heraldry) A diagonal stripe or band on a shield from the upper left to the lower right corner (as seen by the viewer)
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The definition of a turn is the act of rotating or a change in movement, direction or thought.
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(Biology) The evolution of different forms or structures in related species as they adapt to different environments. An example of divergence is the development of wings in bats from the same bones that form the arm and hand or paw in most other mammals.
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A turn or swerve; an instance of veering.
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An instance of digressing, especially a written or spoken passage that has no bearing on the main subject.
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The act or degree of swerving
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Displacement is defined as the act of moving someone or something from one position to another or the measurement of the volume replaced by something else.
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The art or occupation of preparing warp or webs for the weaver.
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A lack of proper proportion; unequal distribution
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A degree or amount by which things differ:
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The quality of being distinct or unlike; difference.
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Lack of resemblance; dissimilarity.
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The condition of being different; difference
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An instance of a disproportionate relation.
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The difference in brightness between the light and dark areas of a picture, such as a photograph or video image.
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Distinction by contrast; the displaying of something, A, to show what B is not.
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(Geol.) A break in the continuity of rock strata in contact, separating younger from older rocks and usually resulting from erosion of the surface of the older bed before the younger bed was laid down
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(Countable) An object or event that is not regular or ordinary.
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The state or quality of being abnormal; variation; irregularity. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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The condition or fact of being unequal, as in age, rank, or degree; difference:
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Stability is the state of being resistant to change and not prone to wild fluctuations in emotion.
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The quality or condition of being fixed.
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The state or quality of being unchangeable; immutability.
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A corresponding aspect or feature; equivalence:
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The definition of conformity is similarity or harmony, or the following of rules and social norms.
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Appearance or form; guise.
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(Countable) A transfer between vehicles.
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One of a number of possible choices or courses of action:
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A variety; diverse types or examples.
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A small difference or variation
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The quality, state, or fact of varying or being variant; a changing or tendency to change
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(Countable) An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct.
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The usually underground portion of a plant that lacks buds, leaves, or nodes and serves as support, draws minerals and water from the surrounding soil, and sometimes stores food.
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A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
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The process of altering the order of a given set of objects in a group.
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(Computing) A variable that can hold any of various unrelated data types.
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An adaptation of a work of art or literature into another medium or style:
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(Formal, often law) It or them, without a connotation of similarity.
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A dance for one person.
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All the copies of a specified issue of a newspaper:
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An organism, cell, virus, or gene resulting from genetic mutation.
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An object of mockery, jest, or play:
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(Military, nautical, navigation) The angle between the magnetic and geographical meridians at any place, expressed in degrees east or west to indicate the direction of magnetic north from true north. In nautical and aeronautical navigation, the term magnetic variation is used instead of magnetic declination and the angle is termed variation of the compass or magnetic variation. Magnetic declination is not otherwise synonymous with magnetic variation which refers to regular or irregular change with time of the magnetic declination, dip, or intensity.
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(Cartography) In cartography, the annual change in direction of the horizontal component of the Earth's magnetic field.
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Find another word for variation. In this page you can discover 59 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for variation, like: fluctuation, modification, alteration, mutation, diversification, deviation, shift, deflection, aberration, departure and variety.