English noun: variegation
|1.||variegation (attribute) variability in coloration|
|Broader (hypernym)||variability, variableness, variance|
|2.||variegation (act) the act of introducing variety (especially in investments or in the variety of goods and services offered)|
|Samples||My broker recommended a greater diversification of my investments.|
He limited his losses by diversification of his product line.