variance

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variance

1. a difference or discrepancy between two steps in a legal proceeding, esp between a statement in a pleading and the evidence given to support it
2. (in the US and Canada) a licence or authority issued by the board of variance to contravene the usual rule, esp to build contrary to the provision of a zoning code
3. Chem the number of degrees of freedom of a system, used in the phase rule

Variance

The waiving of a zoning restriction, such as the width of a side yard, for a particular site, typically approved by a Board of Zoning Adjustments, or similar body upon appeal by an owner for hardship reasons.

variance

see MEASURES OF DISPERSION.

variance

[′ver·ē·əns]
(statistics)
The square of the standard deviation.

variance

A written authorization, from the responsible agency, permitting construction in a manner which is not allowed by code or other regulations.
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These results suggest that in this specific combination, SCA effects due to non-additive genetic variance are probably involved in the inheritance of plant regeneration in red clover.
The overall findings revealed the importance of both additive and non-additive genetic variances and effects which suggested that the use of integrated breeding strategies can efficiently utilize both gene actions.
Differences among GCA effects and SCA effects may be due to additive, additive x additive and higher order additive interactions while SCA may be due to non-additive genetic variances.

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