Associations to the word «Variety»


VARIETY, noun. The quality of being varied; diversity.
VARIETY, noun. A specific variation of something.
VARIETY, noun. A number of different things.
VARIETY, noun. A state of constant change.
VARIETY, noun. (taxonomy) A rank in a taxonomic classification, below species and subspecies.
VARIETY, noun. (cybernetics) The total number of distinct states of a system.
VARIETY, noun. (cybernetics) Logarithm of the base 2 of the total number of distinct states of a system.
VARIETY, noun. (linguistics) A term used for a specific form of a language, neutral to whether that form is a dialect, accent, register, etc. and to its prestige level.
VARIETY, noun. (algebra) (esp. universal algebra) The class of all algebraic structures of a given signature satisfying a given set of identities.
VARIETY, noun. The kind of theatrical entertainment given in variety shows.
VARIETY, noun. The production of, or performance in, variety shows.
VARIETY MEAT, noun. (US) (euphemism) offal
VARIETY MEATS, noun. Plural of variety meat
VARIETY SHOW, noun. A theatrical entertainment featuring a succession of short, unrelated performances by singers, dancers, comedians, acrobats, magicians etc
VARIETY SHOWS, noun. Plural of variety show
VARIETY STORE, noun. (US) A shop where many small and inexpensive items can be bought.
VARIETY STORES, noun. Plural of variety store

Dictionary definition

VARIETY, noun. A collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions".
VARIETY, noun. Noticeable heterogeneity; "a diversity of possibilities"; "the range and variety of his work is amazing".
VARIETY, noun. (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics; "varieties are frequently recognized in botany".
VARIETY, noun. A show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances.
VARIETY, noun. A category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?".
VARIETY, noun. A difference that is usually pleasant; "he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic".

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb