Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun var.
1 sense of var.
form, variant, strain, var. -- ((biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups; "a new strain of microorganisms")
=> taxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxon -- (animal or plant group having natural relations)
1 sense of var
volt-ampere, var -- (a unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere)
=> power unit -- (a measure of electric power)