What is variant?

  • (noun): An event that departs from expectations.
    Synonyms: discrepancy, variance
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on variants, variant:

S-5 Rocket - Description
... The first were ORO-57 launchers, made in variants with capacity of 4, 8 and 16 rockets. 1960s, typical launcher became UB-16-57, with 16 rockets, developed in several variants, for helicopters and planes ... First variant and UB-16-57U had conical forward part, next variant UB-16-57D had blunt forward part ...
Novi Sad Agreement
... linguists and intellectuals from both the eastern Serbian variant and the western Croat variant, would work together towards establishing a single dictionary and terminology ... claiming that the dictionary favored the eastern variant of the language over the Croatian ...
LWS-3 Mewa - Design and Development
... tests were satisfactory, and in 1938 the Polish Air Force ordered 200 aircraft of the production variant LWS-3A Mewa (or "Mewa A") ... LWS-3B Mewa variant powered with a Fiat R74 860 hp (640 kW) engine for Bulgaria was being developed as well as a floatplane LWS-3H (hydro) variant for the Polish naval aviation ...
Lexus LFA - Nürburgring Package
2010, Lexus detailed the circuit-tuned variant of the LFA, plans for which were first disclosed at the LFA official press launch the previous October ... The variant is officially known as the LFA Nürburgring Package in reference to the similar setup employed on the LFA race vehicles at the 24 Hours N ... Package is a competition-focused variant, and will be available in four exterior colors, namely glossy black, matte black, orange, and whitest white ...
Genetics Of Aggression - Biological Mechanisms - Molecular Genetics
... A rare genetic variant causing MAO-A deficiency has been associated with violent behavior in males ... at King's College London found a link between a genetic variant causing low levels of MAO-A and increased levels of antisocial behavior in people who had been mistreated as children ... A 2008 study found a similar result involving the variant of the MAO-A gene, as well as the genes DAT1 and DRD2 ...

More definitions of "variant":

  • (noun): (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups.
    Synonyms: form, strain, var.
  • (adj): Differing from a norm or standard.
    Example: "A variant spelling"
  • (noun): Something a little different from others of the same type.
    Example: "An emery wheel is a modern variant of the grindstone"
    Synonyms: version, variation, edition

Famous quotes containing the word variant:

    “I am willing to die for my country” is a variant of “I am willing to kill for my country.”
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)