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  Words related to variation

Related / Similar Words: variance, pas seul, version, variant, edition, fluctuation, mutant, mutation, sport, magnetic declination, magnetic variation

 

Definition:
  • an activity that varies from a norm or standard; "any variation in his routine was immediately reported";
  • the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard; "who is responsible for these variations in taxation?";
  • (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure;
  • an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard; "he patented a variation on the sandal";
  • something a little different from others of the same type; "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "an emery wheel is a modern variant of the grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father";
  • a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished;
  • an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change;
  • (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration;
  • (astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth''s moon);
  • the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north;

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    Hyponyms: bastard, mongrel, inversion, vicissitude, allomerism, deviation, divergence, departure, difference, substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement, switch, business cycle, trade cycle, daily variation, diurnal variation, tide, freak, monster, monstrosity, lusus naturae, libration

     

    Derivational Morphology: deviate, vary, diverge, depart, variegate, motley, change, alter, fluctuate, vacillate, waver, mutate

     

    Anagrams: ritonavir, innovator

     

     
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