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
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".
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.