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variation

US [ˌveriˈeɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [ˌveərɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.变异;变体;变奏;变种
  • Web变化;变奏曲;变动
Plural Form:variations  
Variation
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n.
1.
[c][u]
~ (in/of sth)
(数量、水平等的)变化,变更,变异a change, especially in the amount or level of sth
The dial records very slight variations in pressure.
该刻度盘能显示很微小的压力变化。
Currency exchange rates are always subject to variation.
货币的兑换率总在波动。
regional/seasonal variation(= depending on the region or time of year)
地区性╱季节性变化
2.
[c]
~ (on sth)
变异的东西;变种;变体a thing that is different from other things in the same general group
This soup is a spicy variation on a traditional favourite.
这种汤是在一种受欢迎的传统汤羹中加了香料。
3.
[c]
~ (on sth)
变奏;变奏曲any of a set of short pieces of music based on a simple tune repeated in a different and more complicated form
a set of variations on a theme by Mozart
以莫扎特某一乐曲为主题的一组变奏曲
His numerous complaints are all variations on a theme(= all about the same thing) .
他的满腹牢骚说来道去都是为了一件事。

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