Associations to the word «Variance»

Wiktionary

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

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mohandas Gandhi