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  • n. Plural form of variant.


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  • 'Dracula' 1992 Gary Oldman stars in the toothsome title role of what is also known as "Bram Stoker's Dracula" or "Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula"; the title variants may have been efforts to avoid litigation by Universal Studios, which had laid claim to ownership of the title "Dracula" plain and simple.

    Nervy 'Young Adult' Dazzles by the Book

  • As a nomenclatural note, even obvious term variants like "pictures" (plural) and "picture" (singular) would be treated as different search terms by a dumb computer, so we also include these types of relationships within our umbrella of synonyms.

    Helping computers understand language

  • We have identified prion protein variants in the white-tailed deer population and demonstrated that Prnp genotype affects the susceptibility/disease progression of white-tailed deer to CWD agent.

    CWD Worse Than Ever In Wisconsin Counties

  • The existence of cervid prion protein variants raises the likelihood of distinct CWD strains.

    CWD Worse Than Ever In Wisconsin Counties

  • Three of those are variant covers (one of those variants is for a second print).

    Remember the Bad Old Days of Variant Covers? Marvel Does. » Comics Worth Reading

  • How you interpreted this as me saying that either human thought OR biological evolution used random generation of variants is difficult to imagine – unless of course you didn't actually read what I wrote and went off half-cocked.

    Bunny and a Book

  • No Depression, the award-winning bimonthly magazine that covers alternative-country and its variants, is going out of business after the May/June issue.

    February 2008

  • It mentions that ‘choice between the negative variants is sometimes avoided in informal style by using never: He never used to like it.’

    4 posts from July 2007

  • Then, our poor, internationalization team had to create localized lists of "bad" words for the 14 Roman based languages (including the two main variants each of Portuguese and Spanish).

    Boing Boing

  • Leviathan, with selected variants from the Latin edition of

    Thomas Hobbes


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