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Engelsk navneord: variation

1. variation (om begivenhed) an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fluctuation

Mindre specifikke termeralteration, change, modification

Mere specifikke termerallomerism, business cycle, daily variation, departure, deviation, difference, diurnal variation, divergence, permutation, replacement, substitution, switch, tide, trade cycle, transposition, vicissitude

2. variation (om handling) an activity that varies from a norm or standard

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAny variation in his routine was immediately reported.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)variance

Mindre specifikke termeractivity

3. variation (om kommunikation) a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished

Mindre specifikke termeridea, melodic theme, musical theme, theme

Mere specifikke termerinversion, partita

4. variation (om erkendelse) something a little different from others of the same type

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)edition, variant, version

Mindre specifikke termertype

5. variation (om genstand) an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe patented a variation on the sandal.

Mindre specifikke termerthing

Mere specifikke termerbastard, mongrel

6. variation (om form) the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)magnetic declination, magnetic variation

Mindre specifikke termerangle

7. variation (om proces) the process of varying or being varied

Mindre specifikke termerphysical process, process

Mere specifikke termercovariation

8. variation (om fænomen) (astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth's moon)

Mindre specifikke termerperturbation

Mere specifikke termerlibration

Overordnet emneområdeastronomy, uranology

9. variation (om person) (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)mutant, mutation, sport

Mindre specifikke termerbeing, organism

Mere specifikke termerfreak, lusus naturae, monster, monstrosity

Overordnet emneområdebiological science, biology

10. variation (om handling) (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pas seul

Mindre specifikke termerdance, dancing, saltation, terpsichore

Overordnet emneområdeballet, concert dance

11. variation (om handling) the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWho is responsible for these variations in taxation?.

Mindre specifikke termerchange

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