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varied (adjective), more varied, most varied
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varied, various
varied (VAIR eed, VAR eed) (adjective)
Having many forms or types, including several different things: "After being sick for so long she is now trying to eat a more varied diet."
various (VAIR ee uhs, VAR ee uhs) (adjective)
A reference to several different or many different things, people, etc.: "Various pop bands played at the concert last night."

The music program was varied because various bands and soloists were invited to perform.

vary (verb), varies; varied; varying
1. To make or cause changes in the characteristics or attributes of; modify or alter.
2. To change within a range of possibilities, or in connection with something else, or to make something undergo such a change.
3. To give variety or diversity to something or to change, to alter, and to modify.
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(Greek: varied, irregular, mottled; many-colored, spotted)
(varied potential advancements in nanotechnology innovations)
(composed of varied things or made up of many different things or kinds of things that have no necessary connection with each other; from Latin miscellaneus, from miscellus, "mixed"; and derived from miscere, "to mix")
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varistor: varied + resistor
1. A voltage-dependent variable resistor which is normally used to protect sensitive equipment from power spikes or lightning strikes by shunting the energy to the ground or a two-element semiconductor with nonlinear resistance in which the resistance drops as the applied voltage increases.
2. A blend of varied and resistor.
  • Varied: That which changes periodically or in succession and differs or alternates.
  • Resistor: An electrical component that limits or regulates the flow of electrical current in an electronic circuit and it can also be used to provide a specific voltage for an active device such as a transistor.
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