an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
an activity that varies from a norm or standard
"any variation in his routine was immediately reported"
edition, fluctuation, division, divergence, magnetic variation, disagreement, mutant, variant, variability, mutation, variance, version, magnetic declination, variableness, discrepancy, sport, pas seul
a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished
version, variant, variation, edition(noun)
something a little different from others of the same type
"an experimental version of the night fighter"; "a variant of the same word"; "an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father"
random variable, form, fluctuation, strain, variate, interpretation, version, sport, interlingual rendition, stochastic variable, adaptation, var., mutant, variant, mutation, variance, chance variable, magnetic declination, magnetic variation, rendering, reading, translation, discrepancy, edition, pas seul
an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard
"he patented a variation on the sandal"
magnetic declination, magnetic variation, variation(noun)
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)
mutant, mutation, variation, sport(noun)
(biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
sportsman, fun, fluctuation, sportswoman, mutant, play, genetic mutation, summercater, magnetic variation, athletics, sport, variant, mutation, version, magnetic declination, chromosomal mutation, variance, edition, pas seul
pas seul, variation(noun)
(ballet) a solo dance or dance figure
the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard
"who is responsible for these variations in taxation?"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A change is a passing from one state or form to another, any act or process by which a thing becomes unlike what it was before, or the unlikeness so produced; we say a change was taking place, or the change that had taken place was manifest. Mutation is a more formal word for change, often suggesting repeated or continual change; as, the mutations of fortune. Novelty is a change to what is new, or the newness of that to which a change is made; as, he was perpetually desirous of novelty. Revolution is specifically and most commonly a change of government. Variation is a partial change in form, qualities, etc., but especially in position or action; as, the variation of the magnetic needle or of the pulse. Variety is a succession of changes or an intermixture of different things, and is always thought of as agreeable. Vicissitude is sharp, sudden, or violent change, always thought of as surprising and often as disturbing or distressing; as, the vicissitudes of politics. Transition is change by passing from one place or state to another, especially in a natural, regular, or orderly way; as, the transition from spring to summer, or from youth to manhood. An innovation is a change that breaks in upon an established order or custom; as, an innovation in religion or politics. For the distinctions between the other words compare the synonyms for CHANGE, v. In the religious sense regeneration is the vital renewing of the soul by the power of the divine Spirit; conversion is the conscious and manifest change from evil to good, or from a lower to a higher spiritual state; as, in Luke xxii, 32, "when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren." In popular use conversion is the most common word to express the idea of regeneration.
We have made a change for the better; the change from winter to spring; the change of a liquid to or into a gas; a change in quality; a change by absorption or oxidation.
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How to use variation in a sentence?
It is clear that people were reacting to regional environmental variation on the island before they were devastated by the introduction of European diseases and other historic processes.
Just because we announce we have a variation on an opening and people can do curbside pickup, there's a sense that things are moving again, doesn't mean that customers are confident and comfortable yet.
Teeth record environmental variation based on the climate, even where you're growing up, that's possible because when you're growing, your teeth you actually lock in a record of the chemistry of the water and the food that you're eating and drinking. Because teeth have these tiny timelines, we can relate the chemistry to the growth to calculate ancient climate records. We can't do that with any other element of the body.
I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection.
I want them to do what they want, i told them a few hours ago, I said' look, pass something, or come back to something that would be a variation, but get something you want,'.
Translations for variation
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- variacióCatalan, Valencian
- Variante, Veränderung, VariationGerman
- muunnos, vaihtelu, muuntelu, erantoFinnish
- déclinaison, variante, variationFrench
- athruithe, éagsúlachtIrish
- mùthadh, atharrachadh, caochladhScottish Gaelic
- 変化, 変動, 変奏曲, バリエーションJapanese
- 변종, 변화, 變化Korean
- variasjonNorwegian Nynorsk
- zmienność, wariacjaPolish
- variante, variaçãoPortuguese
- variere, variațieRomanian
- варьи́рование, вариа́ция, разнови́дность, вариа́нт, измене́ниеRussian
- avvikelse, variant, variationSwedish
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