Associations to the word «Variance»


VARIANCE, noun. The act of varying or the state of being variable
VARIANCE, noun. A difference between what is expected and what happens
VARIANCE, noun. The state of differing or being in conflict
VARIANCE, noun. A discrepancy, especially between two legal documents
VARIANCE, noun. ​(statistics) The second central moment in probability
VARIANCE, noun. (computing) (programming) covariance and contravariance generally

Dictionary definition

VARIANCE, noun. An event that departs from expectations.
VARIANCE, noun. Discord that splits a group.
VARIANCE, noun. The second moment around the mean; the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from its mean value.
VARIANCE, noun. A difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions; "a growing divergence of opinion".
VARIANCE, noun. The quality of being subject to variation.
VARIANCE, noun. An official dispensation to act contrary to a rule or regulation (typically a building regulation); "a zoning variance".
VARIANCE, noun. An activity that varies from a norm or standard; "any variation in his routine was immediately reported".

Wise words

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Martin Luther King Jr.