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  • 1 Variance (statistiques) — Variance (statistiques et probabilités) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Variance. En statistique et probabilité, la variance est une mesure arbitraire servant à caractériser la dispersion d une distribution ou d un échantillon. Sommaire 1… …

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  • 2 Variance (statistiques et probabilites) — Variance (statistiques et probabilités) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Variance. En statistique et probabilité, la variance est une mesure arbitraire servant à caractériser la dispersion d une distribution ou d un échantillon. Sommaire 1… …

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  • 3 variance — [ varjɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1904; de variant, p. prés. de varier, d apr. invariant, covariant 1 ♦ Sc. Nombre de conditions définissant un système physique ou chimique et que l on peut faire varier arbitrairement sans détruire l état d équilibre du… …

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  • 4 variance — var·i·ance / ver ē əns/ n 1: a disagreement between two documents or positions; esp: a disagreement between allegations (as in an indictment or complaint) and proof offered at trial that warrants an appropriate remedy (as a directed verdict or an …

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  • 5 Variance — Va ri*ance, n. [L. variantia.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being variant; change of condition; variation. [1913 Webster] 2. Difference that produce dispute or controversy; disagreement; dissension; discord; dispute; quarrel. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 variance — The phrase at variance should be followed by with, not from: • The pace at which strategy was being implemented was at variance with the quick decision making this business requires Guardian, 2006 …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 variance — mid 14c., fact of undergoing change, from O.Fr. variance, from L. variantia, from variare to change (see VARY (Cf. vary)). Meaning state of disagreement is recorded from early 15c. The U.S. zoning sense of official dispensation from a building… …

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  • 8 variance — ► NOUN 1) (usu. in phrase at variance with) the fact or quality of being different or inconsistent. 2) the state of disagreeing or quarrelling. 3) chiefly Law a discrepancy between two statements or documents …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 variance — [ver′ē əns, var′ē əns] n. [OFr < L variantia < L varians, prp. of variare, to VARY] 1. the quality, state, or fact of varying or being variant; a changing or tendency to change 2. degree of change or difference; divergence; discrepancy 3.… …

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  • 10 Variance d'un système physico-chimique — ● Variance d un système physico chimique nombre maximal de paramètres d un système dont on peut fixer indépendamment la valeur …

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  • 11 Variance d'une variable aléatoire X — ● Variance d une variable aléatoire X moment centré d ordre 2 noté V (X), Var (X) ou σ2. (V (X) = E [(X − E(X))2].) …

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  • 12 variance — *discord, contention, dissension, difference, strife, conflict Analogous words: difference, diversity, divergency, disparateness (see corresponding adjectives at DIFFERENT): separation, division, severing, sundering (see corresponding verbs at… …

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  • 13 variance — [n] difference about face*, argument, change, conflict, contention, deviation, difference of opinion, different strokes*, disaccord, disagreement, discord, discrepancy, dissension, dissent, dissidence, disunity, divergence, diversity, division,… …

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  • 14 Variance — In probability theory and statistics, the variance of a random variable, probability distribution, or sample is one measure of statistical dispersion, averaging the squared distance of its possible values from the expected value (mean). Whereas… …

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  • 15 Variance (statistiques et probabilités) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Variance. En statistique et probabilité, la variance est une mesure arbitraire servant à caractériser la dispersion d une distribution ou d un échantillon. Sommaire 1 Définition …

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  • 16 Variance swap — A variance swap is an over the counter financial derivative that allows one to speculate on or hedge risks associated with the magnitude of movement, i.e. volatility, of some underlying product, like an exchange rate, interest rate, or stock… …

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  • 17 Variance (accounting) — In budgeting (or management accounting in general), a variance is the difference between a budgeted, planned or standard amount and the actual amount incurred/sold. Variances can be computed for both costs and revenues.The concept of variance is… …

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  • 18 Variance (land use) — A variance is a requested deviation from the set of rules a municipality applies to land use known as a zoning ordinance, building code or municipal code. In today’s land use approval environment a variance request can be a fatal flaw for… …

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  • 19 Variance — A measure of dispersion of a set of data points around their mean value. The mathematical expectation of the squared deviations from the mean. The square root of the variance is the standard deviation. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * *… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 20 variance — Statistical term that quantifies the dispersion of data such as rates or prices around the mean. For example, highly volatile rates are rates that are sometimes high above the mean and sometimes way below the mean. Less volatile rates are… …

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