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Tadge Juechter will remain executive chief engineer for Global Corvette and will continue to lead the team as new variants hit the market.

A smattering of all water molecules on Earth contain a heavy variant of hydrogen known as deuterium.

About a quarter of elite controllers have genetic variants in key immune system genes that may help them get a handle on the virus, says Joseph Wong, a virologist at the University of California, San Francisco.

Not all close variants are poor matches, but many do see meaningfully different performance than true exact and phrase matches on the non-brand side.

For example, a promising pro-youth gene variant can be genetically edited into mice using CRISPR or some other tool.

There we were to watch a game of buzkashi, a much more violent variant of polo played by Uzbeks and other Afghans.

All of these will end with some variant of the following: Ms. Pembreteaux laughed, then shrugged.

Many of the gender-variant male types were stigmatized; being regarded as women was hardly an elevation in social status.

Instead, Chris indulged in the MSNBC variant of epistemic closure.

Now she is back with a new variant today, but this one actually makes more sense.

On the other hand, no continental variant appears to contain the sea-maiden episodes.

I do not think that Lancelot was ab origine the hero of a variant of this popular and widely-spread folk-tale.

Minor printer's errors have been corrected, but variant and irregular spellings are retained.

He indicated one of the variant-tapes being slowly reversed across the relays.

Where several variant spellings were used, the most prevalent version was use to standardize them.

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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to variant, such as: alternative, derived, differing, divergent, exceptional, and modified.

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