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n an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
n an activity that varies from a norm or standard
any variation in his routine was immediately reported
n a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished
n something a little different from others of the same type
an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
n an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard
he patented a variation on the sandal
n the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north
n the process of varying or being varied
n (astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth's moon)
n (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
n (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure
n the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard
who is responsible for these variations in taxation?
In the case of prostate cancer, 13% of those with the cancer had a particular genetic variation; just 8% of Icelanders who did not develop cancer had the variant gene.
Michael O'Neill, a New York City marketing manager, had no preconceived notions about Edward but experienced what he is convinced was a "hot reading"--a variation on the cold .
By studying the variation in hydrogen and oxygen isotopes in hair and water in different parts of the United States, they are able to relate it to where a person lives.
Ben Bernanke in International Herald Tribune The Realtor's mantra is 'location, location, location' ...... local variation in housing and mortgage markets is considerable,Bernanke said.
Mike Nifong in Forbes My first reaction was a variation of 'Oh crap. I didn't give them this?'Nifong said.
Geoff Miller in BBC Sport ...Strauss or his deputy Alastair Cook, national selector Geoff Miller said: "We believe we've picked a balanced squad that can meet the needs of the Twenty20 format - aggressive batting with variation and strength in depth and various...