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variance
used in Jane Eyre

2 uses
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Definition
difference
The exact meaning of variance is subject to its context. For example:
  • "There is a huge variance in how people respond to the medication." — difference
  • "50% of the variance is explained by genetics." — amount of difference
  • "Her speech was at variance with her actions." — different than
  • "Her speech was at variance from others." — different from
  • "Their main points of variance..." — difference
  • "There is little variance in quality." — difference between similar things
  • It is a point difficult to fix where the features and countenance are so much at variance as in your case.
    Chapter 13 (57% in)
  • You have introduced a topic on which our natures are at variance — a topic we should never discuss: the very name of love is an apple of discord between us.
    Chapter 34 (94% in)

There are no more uses of "variance" in Jane Eyre.

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