adjective. ['ˈvɛriːənt'] differing from a norm or standard.
Words that Rhyme with Variant
Example sentences of the word variant
1. Noun, singular or mass
The white blackberry is considered an albino variant of the sand blackberry, so it tastes very sweet.
Replace water with an alternative “juice” for a variant flavor if you desire.
Quotes containing the word variant
1. God does not play dice with the universe; He plays an ineffable game of His own devising, which might be compared, from the perspective of any of the other players [i.e. everybody], to being involved in an obscure and complex variant of poker in a pitch-dark room, with blank cards, for infinite stakes, with a Dealer who won't tell you the rules, and who smiles all the time.
- Terry Pratchett, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
2. Perception can be one-sided or variant: "Glass half empty or half full."There usually is more than one way of perceiving. Thoroughly check your inner dialogue.
- T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"
noun. ['ˈvɛriːənt'] an event that departs from expectations.
adjective. ['ˈvɛriːənt'] exhibiting variation and change.
noun. ['ˈvɛriːənt'] a variable quantity that is random.
- variable quantity
- random variable
- chance variable
noun. ['ˈvɛriːənt'] something a little different from others of the same type.
noun. ['ˈvɛriːənt'] (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups.
- taxonomic category