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  • A variation in a glowglobe’s brilliance, a deceptive shadow.
  • Effectiveness limited by variations in shield settings and relative motion between target and projectile.

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  • SANDTIDE: idiomatic for a dust tide: the variation in level within certain dust-filled basins on Arrakis due to gravitational effects of sun and satellites.
  • What’s the variation?" the Duke asked.

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as in: a variation on a theme Define
something that is different than others of its type (synonyms could include: adaptation, version, alternate form)
as in: a 60% variation Define
difference -- typically between things of the same type, or within a limited range
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