Associations to the word «Variant»


VARIANT, adjective. Showing variety, diverse.
VARIANT, adjective. Showing deviation or disagreement.
VARIANT, adjective. (obsolete) Variable.
VARIANT, noun. Something that is slightly different from a type or norm.
VARIANT, noun. (genetics) A different sequence of a gene (locus).
VARIANT, noun. (computing) A variable that can hold any of various unrelated data types.
VARIANT READING, noun. (textual criticism) the observed differences when comparing different documents of a single, original text

Dictionary definition

VARIANT, noun. An event that departs from expectations.
VARIANT, noun. (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups; "a new strain of microorganisms".
VARIANT, noun. A variable quantity that is random.
VARIANT, noun. Something a little different from others of the same type; "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "a variant of the same word"; "an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father".
VARIANT, adjective. Differing from a norm or standard; "a variant spelling".
VARIANT, adjective. Exhibiting variation and change; "letters variant in size".

Wise words

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Napoleon Hill