Definitions for "Variation"
The act of varying; a partial change in the form, position, state, or qualities of a thing; modification; alteration; mutation; diversity; deviation; as, a variation of color in different lights; a variation in size; variation of language.
Extent to which a thing varies; amount of departure from a position or state; amount or rate of change.
Change of termination of words, as in declension, conjugation, derivation, etc.
a doubleton if only two of the Valid or Other MSS has that particular reading
a singleton if only one of the Valid or Other MSS has that particular reading
a trebleton if only three of the Valid or Other MSS has that particular reading
The analyses of a chess game; specifically a line of play or annotation.
A line of play usually referred to about opening lines; but the term also is used in the other phases of the game. Any alternative to the line actually played is termed a variation.
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"
Particularly genetic variation; a marked deviation from the typical form or function.
an activity that varies from a norm or standard; "any variation in his routine was immediately reported"
an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard; "he patented a variation on the sandal"
(astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth's moon)
Variation in astronomy is used to refer to a perturbation of the orbit of a body, such as a planet or satellite.
a channel where people post Internet addresses themselves
a fascinating physical and dramatic workout in which three performers compete to see how many interpretations can be squeezed out of August Strindberg's famous scene about a chance encounter between a woman and her husband's mistress
a glimpse of three women as they traverse the aspects of themselves that are lovers, wives, mistresses, mothers and look for ways to summon strength when they are confronted by the other woman
One of the different arrangements which can be made of any number of quantities taking a certain number of them together.
Any quantifiable difference between individual measurements; such differences can be classified as being due to common causes (random) or special causes (assignable).
The occurrence of differences among cultivars due to differences in their genetic composition and/or the environment in which they were cultivated.
Keywords:  jig, lizard, eel, pork, axle
a hybrid jig with a smaller framework offset to the rear with extension arms for the axle and/or head tube
a jig and eel, a long pork eel trailer and it, too can be replaced with a worm or lizard
Variation or Classical Variation (sometimes referred to as a Pas Seul, meaning to Dance Alone) in ballet is a solo dance. As with an Aria in opera, which allows the singer to demonstrate his or her interpretive skills, the variation in ballet has the same function. Typically, variations in ballet have traditional choreography, with every dancer dancing the same steps (as in opera, a singer singing the same words).
Keywords:  racer, bunny, pillowcase, sack, hopping
a Sack Bunny Race - same thing, except the hopping is done with each racer's feet inside a sack or pillowcase
a Vanilla Creme Frappuccino, which has vanilla syrup added
An opening strategy that is a subset of another. For an example, see the Dragon Variation of the Sicilian Defense.
an amendment to a Proposed Plan
a process whereby any part of the plan may be amended by the Council
See Amendment
an instruction given by the Nodal Officer or his nominee which varies the Works
a talking rogue's gallery in which each photograph is accompanied by a taped recording of the photographed person's voice
Keywords:  beater, basin, shafts, rotate, mix
a basin in which one or two "beater" shafts rotate, thus serving the purpose of keeping the mix in motion
1. The range within which values of a variable lie, as in the diurnal or annual variation. 2. Same as declination.
Keywords:  cloves, smelling, orange, sweet, object
a sweet-smelling object such as an orange covered in cloves
Keywords:  tailored, pant, flares, bottom
a tailored pant that flares slightly at the bottom
a combination of features that browsers may support, such as frames and Java
a combination of features that browsers might support, such as frames or Java
Keywords:  renovate, rental, scheme, let, claiming
a buy-to-let scheme where companies offer to source, renovate and manage properties, claiming good returns from rental income
a typeface based on an original design
Manipulation of the original movement without losing the intent and character.
Keywords:  hung, limb, loop, tree, down
a loop hung down from a tree limb
Keywords:  shoe, sliding, hose, drop, attached
a sliding shoe to which the drop hose is attached
a TV projector, using the same technology, which can project onto a wall
Keywords:  reply, better, problem, black, tree
A Black move and the associated White continuation tree is called a variation. If many Black moves are followed by the same reply, these may be considered a single variation. Generally, the more variations a problem has, the better the problem.
Keywords:  auction, reserve, published
an auction with a published reserve
a modification of the original construction contract that may lead to an increase or decrease in the amount of work (costs) and contract revenue
See contract variation.
Keywords:  chart, columns, rows, across, running
a chart with the time running down columns rather than across rows
Keywords:  mirror, pool, round, reflecting, small
a small round mirror or reflecting pool on the top
The use of alternating similar exercises on a monthly bases.
an alternative form of a configuration item
a call, or text message, from someone claiming to be a telephone engineer conducting a test on the line and asking you to press buttons
The dispersion of data points around the mean of a distribution.
a specially compounded rubber wheel that can provide some take up while in a fixed position
Keywords:  adapt, better, selective, humans, local
a result of selective pressures to allow humans to adapt better to local conditions