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variation (s) (noun), variations (pl)
(Greek > Latin: a suffix; action, act, process, state, or condition; or result of doing something)
(Latin: a suffix that means "able to [be]"; a variation of -ability)
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geomagnetic secular variation, secular variation
The changes in the earth's magnetic field occurring over hundreds of years and caused by internal changes in the earth or a variation of any field or parameter which occurs over hundreds of years.
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geomagnetic variation
1. Temporal or short-time changes in the geomagnetic field, both long-term (secular) and short-term (transient).
2. Any change that happens to the geomagnetic field, either short or long term.