Definition of Variance


  • an activity that varies from a norm or standard
    "any variation in his routine was immediately reported"
  • an official dispensation to act contrary to a rule or regulation (typically a building regulation)
    "a zoning variance"
  • the quality of being subject to variation
  • a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
    "a growing divergence of opinion"
  • the second moment around the mean
    the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from its mean value
  • discord that splits a group
  • an event that departs from expectations
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Unscramble variance

178 unscramble word found using the letters variance.

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