English - English Dictionary

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Few words

variancean activity that varies from a norm or standard; "any variation in his routine was immediately reported"
variancethe quality of being subject to variation
invariancethe quality of being resistant to variation
variancea difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions; "a growing divergence of opinion"
variancethe second moment around the mean; the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from its mean value
covariancestatistical measure of the variance of two random variables measured in the same mean time period
analysis of variancea statistical method for making simultaneous comparisons between two or more means; a statistical method that yields values that can be tested to determine whether a significant relation exists between variables
variancediscord that splits a group
variancean event that departs from expectations
at variance(p)not in accord; "desires at variance with his duty"; "widely discrepant statements"