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Variant may refer to:

Arts and entertainment[edit]


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

Computer security[edit]


  • Allele, a variant of a gene
  • In microbiology and virology, a variant, or 'genetic variant' is a subtype of a known microorganism.


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