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at variance with somebody/something

different from or not agreeing with someone or something What she told the police was totally at variance with the truth. My opinions seem to be completely at variance with my friends' opinions.
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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]
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Once the information was selected for both the standards and actual amounts, the variances were calculated.
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.
While this zero variance is ultimately a result of the anticipated MH use for these periods reaching the 15,000 MH level the PC provides, full utilization of capacity provides an offset or recovery from previously reported volume variances because of seasonality within the year (column 2) and growth across the four-year time horizon (column 3).
We compute these variances implied by the estimated model using the actual empirical age distribution for each year in our sample.
Until recently, only approved variance cases were available on the web page.
A compliance department should identify and confirm such variances and work with IT to enhance the medical billing company's software so that it recognizes these acceptable payment reductions.
The variances for these three groups are similar, which is unsurprising as they are mostly couples with children sharing a household.
Keep in mind, however, that just because a high-level analysis shows a small overall variance, it doesn't imply that the lower-tier variances also are small.
Jay Tallerman, the town's special counsel for the wind farm project, said the town was in a unique position to be setting zoning code through variance conditions, since the town does not have an existing bylaw to regulate wind turbines.
Variances in prescription medications, acetylsalicylic acid or any other physician-prescribed non-prescription medications were included.
In trying to keep things simple, I used a single formula for all of the variances.
Variances, for instance, are often necessary to make a project functional, but how are they obtained?
Equal variances for the two groups were determined by a Levene's test of Variance (as the F value equaled 1.
Here, the overall variance is decomposed into certain components and conclusions on the performance of the control strategy are made by analysis of the component variances.