# variance

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## at variance (with)

In disagreement (with someone or something). We're doing the experiment again because our results are at variance. Our fact-checker found that the witness's story was completely at variance with what the reporter had written.

## at variance

Differing, discrepant; also, in a state of conflict. For example, John's and Mary's answers are at variance means that their answers do not agree, or John was at variance with his in-laws means that he strongly disagreed or quarreled with them. [Early 1500s]

## at ˈvariance (with somebody/something)

(formal) disagreeing with or opposing somebody/something: These conclusions are totally at variance with the evidence.
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I is identity matrix with the same residual variance in the case of (hom), while with the different vaiance functions in various (het) step function classes.
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IT'S IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT THE VARIANCE CAN BE AS MUCH AS 10 PERCENT AHEAD OF SCHEDULE TO AS LATE AS 10 PERCENT AFTER SCHEDULE.
Unfortunately, as traditionally computed and reported, the volume variance falls far short of enabling managers to correctly identify the causes generating this variance.
In Table 2, the reported 95% confidence interval for the hospital-level variance for empty model 1 is incorrect.
Crant (1995) demonstrated that proactive personality accounted for incremental variance in the job performance of real estate agents after controlling for both extraversion and conscientiousness.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has enhanced its variances web page to improve public understanding of the variance approval process and increase access to the agency's decisions on variance requests.
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