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Variant may refer to:

In arts and entertainment[edit]

In gaming[edit]

In mathematics and computing[edit]

  • Variant (logic), a term or formula obtained from another one by consistently renaming all variables
  • Variant symlinks, a symbolic link to a file that has a variable name embedded in it
  • Variant type, in programming languages
  • Z-variant, unicode characters that share the same etymology but have slightly different appearances

In biology[edit]

  • Allele, a variant of a gene
  • (Genetic) variant (biology), a microorganism not distinct enough to be a separate strain


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