Definition Of variance
the fact or quality of being different, divergent, or inconsistent.
her light tone was at variance with her sudden trembling
Example Of variance
A statistical test for significance of the regression coefficient requires its variance .
And the conclusions expressed seem, well, slightly at variance with Grant's synopsis.
As is typical of Edmonds's output, these songs work because he is smart enough to give them stylistic variance from other tracks.
As you point out, it's so obvious at variance with the truth.
‘Thus I'll be supporting him even though that's at variance with decisions I've taken in the past,’ he added.