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    variation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word variation

    Definition
    (noun) an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
    Synonyms : fluctuation
    Definition
    (noun) an activity that varies from a norm or standard
    Synonyms : variance
    Example Sentence
    • any variation in his routine was immediately reported
    Definition
    (noun) a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished Definition
    (noun) something a little different from others of the same type
    Synonyms : edition , variant , version
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard
    Example Sentence
    • he patented a variation on the sandal
    Definition
    (noun) the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north Definition
    (noun) the process of varying or being varied Definition
    (noun) (astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth's moon) Definition
    (noun) (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
    Synonyms : mutant , mutation , sport
    Definition
    (noun) (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure
    Synonyms : pas seul
    Definition
    (noun) the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard
    Example Sentence
    • who is responsible for these variations in taxation?
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