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var·i·ant

 (vâr′ē-ənt, văr′-)
adj.
1. Differing from others of the same kind or from a standard: a variant form of the disease; a book in variant editions.
2. Having or exhibiting variation; varying: a procedure producing variant results.
n.
Something that differs from others of the same kind or from a standard, as a different spelling or pronunciation of a word.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin variāns, variant-, present participle of variāre, to vary; see vary.]

variant

(ˈvɛərɪənt)
adj
1. liable to or displaying variation
2. differing from a standard or type: a variant spelling.
3. obsolete not constant; fickle
n
4. something that differs from a standard or type
5. (Statistics) statistics another word for variate1
[C14: via Old French from Latin variāns, from variāre to diversify, from varius various]

var•i•ant

(ˈvɛər i ənt)

adj.
1. tending to change; exhibiting variety.
2. differing, esp. from something of the same general kind.
3. not definitive; alternative: a variant reading.
4. not universally accepted.
n.
5. a person or thing that varies.
6. a different spelling, pronunciation, or form of the same word: Vehemency is a variant of vehemence.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin variant-, s. of variāns, present participle of variāre to vary; see -ant]

variant

1. One of two or more cipher or code symbols that have the same plain text equivalent.
2. One of several plain text meanings that are represented by a single code group. Also called alternative.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.variant - an event that departs from expectations
deviation, difference, divergence, departure - a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; "the deviation from the mean"
2.variant - (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups; "a new strain of microorganisms"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group - animal or plant group having natural relations
species - (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
3.variant - a variable quantity that is randomvariant - a variable quantity that is random  
variable quantity, variable - a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
4.variant - something a little different from others of the same typevariant - something a little different from others of the same type; "an 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"
type - a subdivision of a particular kind of thing; "what type of sculpture do you prefer?"
Adj.1.variant - differing from a norm or standard; "a variant spelling"
different - unlike in nature or quality or form or degree; "took different approaches to the problem"; "came to a different conclusion"; "different parts of the country"; "on different sides of the issue"; "this meeting was different from the earlier one"
2.variant - exhibiting variation and change; "letters variant in size"
variable - liable to or capable of change; "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"; "variable winds"; "variable expenses"

variant

noun
1. variation, form, version, development, alternative, adaptation, revision, modification, permutation, transfiguration, aberration, derived form Bulimia was once seen as a variant of anorexia.
adjective
1. different, alternative, modified, derived, exceptional, divergent There are so many variant spellings of this name.

variant

adjective
1. Not like another in nature, quality, amount, or form:
2. Capable of or liable to change:
Archaic: various.
noun
One that is slightly different from others of the same kind or designation:
Translations
varianta
geenimuunnosmuunnelmamuunnos
változatvariáns
variant

variant

[ˈvɛərɪənt]
A. ADJvariante
there are several variant spellings of this wordesta palabra se escribe de varias formas, hay distintas variantes ortográficas de esta palabra
B. Nvariante f

variant

[ˈvɛəriənt] nvariante f
a variant of sth, a variant to sth → une variante de qch

variant

nVariante f; a spelling varianteine Schreibvariante
adj
(= alternative)andere(r, s); there are two variant spellings (of his name)es gibt zwei verschiedene Schreibweisen or Schreibungen (für seinen Namen)
(liter: = diverse) → verschieden, unterschiedlich

variant

[ˈvɛərɪənt]
1. nvariante f
2. adjdiverso/a

var·i·ant

n. variante, objeto esencialmente igual aotro pero que difiere en la forma;
a. variable, inconstante, que cambia o varía.

variant

adj & n variante f; lupus — variante de lupus
References in classic literature ?
Sylvia Joy has been such a variant for you; and I'm afraid you're going to have some little trouble to get her off your nerves.
On the whole a guttural variant of English prevailed in the sentences that alighted upon the balloon; chiefly he was told to "gome down or you will be shot.
It is the unexpected that upsets their stereotyped calculations--any new combination, any strange factor, any fresh variant.
Continually changing its intensity and abruptly variant in pitch, it impinged on his nerves and senses, made him nervous and restless and worried him with a perpetual imminence of happening.
The Celt in all his variants from Builth to Ballyhoo, His mental processes are plain--one knows what he will do, And can logically predicate his finish by his start: But the English--ah, the English
My penance, constant in degree, is mutable in kind: one of its variants is tranquillity.
We previously reported an association between three CRP variants and PE in this cohort.
The completion of the SCOUT Reconnaissance variant CDR is a significant marker in the SCOUT SV programme, with the first SCOUT Reconnaissance pre-production prototype to be completed later this year.
Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM)(LSE: TYT), a Japan-based automaker, is planning to launch a new variant of its Fortuner SUV in India.
The former is Exynos variant and the latter is Snapdragon variant
Based upon the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics guideline for variant clinical interpretation (1), pathogenic variants are determined on the basis of 1 of 2 types of evidence: (a) the sequence variant has been reported previously and is a recognized cause of disease, or (b) the sequence variant has not been reported previously and is of a type that is expected to cause the disease.
Most Hb variants are rare or very rare, but, due to the large number of variant hemoglobins.