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.

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