Variant may refer to:

  • Variant name (geography), a name for a geographic feature that is not in primary use
  • Variant Chinese character, Chinese characters that can be used interchangeably
  • Chess variant, a game derived from, related to or similar to chess in at least one respect
  • Orthographical variant, a variant spelling of the same botanical name
  • Variant symlinks, a symbolic link to a file that has a variable name embedded in it
  • Variant (magazine), British cultural magazine since 1984
  • Variant type, in programming languages
  • Volkswagen Variant, an air-cooled station wagon produced until the early 1980s
  • Z-variant, unicode characters that share the same etymology but have slightly different appearances
  • Variant cover, an issue of comic books printed with multiple cover art

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)