Definition of variation | Unscramble variation


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • variation is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 12 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • variation is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 14 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of variation

  • an activity that varies from a norm or standard (noun)

    Examples

    1. any variation in his routine was immediately reported

    Synonyms

    1. variance

  • the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. magnetic declination
    2. magnetic variation

  • (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. pas seul

  • (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. mutant
    2. mutation
    3. sport

  • something a little different from others of the same type (noun)

    Examples

    1. an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone

    Synonyms

    1. edition
    2. variant
    3. version

  • an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. fluctuation

  • an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard (noun)

    Examples

    1. he patented a variation on the sandal

  • a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished (noun)

  • (astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth's moon) (noun)

  • the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard (noun)

    Examples

    1. who is responsible for these variations in taxation?

  • the process of varying or being varied (noun)

See definition of variation in Merriam Webster

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