- n an event that departs from expectations
- n (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
- n a variable quantity that is random
- n something a little different from others of the same type
a variant of the same word
- s differing from a norm or standard
a variant spelling
- s exhibiting variation and change
letters variant in size
- But studies suggest that gender-variant adolescents are two to three times more likely to attempt suicide than other teens.
- Smith zeroes in on 10 candidates for variant spellings, culled from his students' most commonly misspelled (or mispelled, as Smith suggests) words.
- DeCODE scientists have found, for instance, that in African Americans, the presence of a variant gene associated with heart disease substantially increases the risk of a heart .
News & Articles
- Medical researchers design variant of main painkiller receptor
Scientists have developed a variant of the mu opioid receptor that has several advantages when it comes to experimentation. This variant can be grown in large quantities in bacteria and is also water-soluble, enabling experiments and applications that had previously been very challenging or impossible.
June 15, 2013 - Science Daily
- Penn Researchers design variant of main painkiller receptor
( University of Pennsylvania ) An interdisciplinary collaboration between researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a variant of the mu opioid receptor that has several advantages when it comes to experimentation. This variant can be grown in large quantities in bacteria and is also water-soluble, enabling experiments and applications that had previously been very challenging ...
June 14, 2013 - EurekAlert!
- More Leaked Nokia EOS Photos Seemingly Confirm Camera, Metallic Variant Possible
Recently leaked photos appear to confirm the 41-megapixel resolution of the Nokia EOS camera, while also suggesting that there could be a metallic variant of the device.
June 14, 2013 - Brighthand
- Radek Sikorski in Newsweek
Poland presented a new variant of what stationing Patriot batteries in Poland could look like,Sikorski told Polish reporters Monday following his talks with Rice.
- Eddy Willems in i95.5 FM
There was a new variant released less than two weeks ago and that's the one causing most of the problems,said Mr. Willems "The replication methods are quite good. It's using multiple mechanisms, including USB sticks, so if someone got an...
- Tony Abbott in Sydney Morning Herald
In this area, the challenge is to convert good intentions into meaningful improvements for patients,Mr Abbott said. "The government's local hospital networks could turn out to be a variant of the local boards that have long been coalition...