variation

(Variation and inheritance) difference between individuals; distance from the norm

Variation

The differences occurring among individuals of a group, such as species, variety or strain.

Variation

In music a variation is a repetition of a theme or melody with fanciful embellishments or modifications, in time, tune, or harmony, or sometimes change of key. It is the presentation of a musical thought in new and varied aspects, and yet done in such a way that the essential features of the original still preserve their identity. In ballet a varia...
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Variation

Genetic differences among individuals in a population.
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Variation

Differences in the frequency of genes and traits among individual organisms within a population.
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variation

[Noun] A change in amount or a different version.
Example: When he was training for the marathon Peter went on variations of the route to improve his time.
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Variation

The difference between true and magnetic North. Remembered by: Variation west, magnetic best; Variation East, magnetic least.
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variation

[n] - (astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth`s moon) 2. [n] - an instance of change 3. [n] - a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished 4. [n] - an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard 5. [n] - the act of c...
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Variation

(PROJECT GLOSSARY) This is a change to the scope of supply identified in the contract in quantity, material or time.
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Variation

A change to the project after the contract has commenced.
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Variation

Used on a path contract to vary the specification or bill of order quantities; agreed in advance of the work being undertaken.
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Variation

Va`ri·a'tion noun [ Middle English variatioun , French variation , Latin variatio . See Vary .] 1. The act of varying; a partial change in the form, position, state, or qualities of a thing; modification; alternation; mutation; diversity; deviation; as, a variat...
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variation

In genetics, deviation in characters in an individual from those typical of the group to which it belongs, also, deviation in characters of the offspring from those of its parents. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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variation

variance noun an activity that varies from a norm or standard; `any variation in his routine was immediately reported`
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variation

noun an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard; `he patented a variation on the sandal`
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variation

noun a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished
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variation

noun (astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth`s moon)
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variation

noun the process of varying or being varied
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variation

noun an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
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variation

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`
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Variation

• (n.) Extent to which a thing varies; amount of departure from a position or state; amount or rate of change. • (n.) Change of termination of words, as in declension, conjugation, derivation, etc. • (n.) The act of varying; a partial change in the form, position, state, or qualities of a thing; modification; alternation; mutation; d...
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variation

(from the article `navigation`) ...needle did not point true north from all locations but made an angle with the local meridian. This phenomenon was originally called by seamen the ... ...are ascribed to electric currents in the ionosphere. There are also longer-term fluctuations in the locations of the poles. The angle between the ... ...
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variation

in biology, any difference between cells, individual organisms, or groups of organisms of any species caused either by genetic differences ... [9 related articles]
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variation

in genetics, deviation in characters in an individual from those typical of the group to which it belongs; also, deviation in characters of the offspring from those of its parents.
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Variation

[game tree] A Variation can refer to a specific sequence of successive moves in a turn-based game, often used to specify a hypothetical future state of a game that is being played. Although the term is most commonly used in the context of Chess analysis, it has been applied to other games. It also is a useful term used when describing compu...
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