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Definitions of variation:

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: noun

Alteration; partial change in form, appearance, position, & c.; change, as of termination; in music, the singing or playing of an air with various embellishments.

part of speech: noun

The act of altering or changing; a modification or change; a departure from a regular rule or course; extent to which a thing alters; as, there is little variation in the temperature; difference in details between two things of the same class; in music, the repeating of a single melody with changes and decorations in time, harmony, elaboration, etc.

part of speech: noun

A varying: a change: change from one to another: successive change: the extent to which a thing varies: ( gram.) change of termination: ( mus.) a manner of singing or playing the same air with various changes in time, rhythm, or key.

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