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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. variation: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. variation: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. variation: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. variation: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. variation: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. variation: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Variation, variation: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. variation: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. variation: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. variation: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. variation: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. variation: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. variation: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. variation: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. variation: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. variation: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Variation (Hensoukyoku), Variation (astronomy), Variation (ballet), Variation (disambiguation), Variation (game tree), Variation (linguistics), Variation (music), Variation: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Variation: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. variation: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. variation: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. variation: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. variation: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. variation: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. variation: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. variation: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. variation: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. variation: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. variation: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. variation: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. Variation: Ballet [home, info]
  3. variation: Essentials of Music [home, info]
  4. Variation: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]
  5. variation: Literary Criticism [home, info]
  6. Variation: Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Variation: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. variation: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  3. variation: Glossary of Error-Proofing Terms [home, info]
  4. Variation (biology), Variation (genetics), variation: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  5. variation: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Variation: Cybernetics and Systems [home, info]
  2. Variation (biology), Variation (genetics), Variation (linguistics), variation: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Variation (Genetics): Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. variation, variation (genetics): online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. Variation: Hypermedia Glossary Of Genetic Terms [home, info]
  4. Variation (biology), Variation (genetics), Variation (linguistics), variation: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. variation: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Variation: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. Variation: The Computational Beauty of Nature [home, info]
  3. variation: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Variation (Genetic), Variation (Gntique), Variation (statistical), Variation: Dairy Glossary [home, info]
  2. variation: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  3. variation: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  4. variation: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  5. Variation: Latitude Mexico [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (variation)

noun:  an activity that varies from a norm or standard ("Any variation in his routine was immediately reported")
noun:  the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard ("Who is responsible for these variations in taxation?")
noun:  an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard ("He patented a variation on the sandal")
noun:  a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished
noun:  an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
noun:  (astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth's moon)
noun:  (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure
noun:  something a little different from others of the same type
noun:  (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
noun:  the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north

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