Uneven vs Variation - What's the difference?

uneven | variation |


As an adjective uneven

is not even.

As a noun variation is

variation.

uneven

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not even
  • Not level or smooth
  • Not uniform
  • Varying in quality
  • Synonyms

    * rough

    Derived terms

    * unevenly * unevenness

    See also

    * irregular * unequal English adjectives ending in -en

    variation

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The act of varying; a partial change in the form, position, state, or qualities of a thing
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  • A related but distinct thing.
  • (nautical) The angular difference at the vessel between the direction of true north and magnetic north. Also called magnetic declination.
  • (board games) A line of play that differs from the original.
  • (music) A technique where material is repeated with alterations to the melody, harmony, rhythm, timbre, texture, counterpoint or orchestration; but with some invariant characteristic, e.g. a ground bass.
  • Derived terms

    * magnetic variation * theme and variations

    References

    * US FM 55-501 MARINE CREWMAN’S HANDBOOK; 1 December 1999 * * ----