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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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