"a new strain of microorganisms"
"an experimental version of the night fighter"
"a variant of the same word"
"an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone"
"the boy is a younger edition of his father"
"a variant spelling"
"letters variant in size"
Instances of variant readings in the Hebrew.
出自： F. W. Farrar
The variant spelling prophesy is..now confined to the verb.
出自：Oxford English Dictionary