Definitions for variant

Definitions for (noun) variant

Main entry: edition, variant, variation, version

Definition: something a little different from others of the same type

Usage: 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

Main entry: random variable, variant, variate, stochastic variable, chance variable

Definition: a variable quantity that is random

Main entry: discrepancy, variance, variant

Definition: an event that departs from expectations

Main entry: form, strain, var., variant

Definition: (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups

Usage: a new strain of microorganisms

Definitions for (adj) variant

Main entry: variant

Definition: differing from a norm or standard

Usage: a variant spelling

Main entry: variant

Definition: exhibiting variation and change

Usage: letters variant in size

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