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variance
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

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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
  • Who among the gods set the twain at strife and variance?
    Book 1 (2% in)
  • Then Zeus the cloud-gatherer, sore troubled, spake to her: "Verily it is a sorry matter, if thou wilt set me at variance with Hera, whene'er she provoketh me with taunting words.
    Book 1 (85% in)
  • With thee are we all at variance, because thou didst beget that reckless maiden and baleful, whose thought is ever of iniquitous deeds.
    Book 5 (95% in)

There are no more uses of "variance" in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers).

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