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Variety vs. Brand

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Varietynoun

The quality of being varied; diversity.

‘Variety is the spice of life.’;

Brandnoun

A conflagration; a flame.

Varietynoun

A specific variation of something.

Brandnoun

A piece of burning wood or peat, or a glowing cinder.

‘To burn something to brands and ashes.’;

Varietynoun

A number of different things.

Brandnoun

A torch used for signaling.

Varietynoun

A state of constant change.

Brandnoun

(archaic) A sword.

Varietynoun

(taxonomy) A rank in a taxonomic classification, below species and subspecies.

Brandnoun

A mark or scar made by burning with a hot iron, especially to mark cattle or to classify the contents of a cask.

Varietynoun

(cybernetics) The total number of distinct states of a system.

Brandnoun

A branding iron.

Varietynoun

(cybernetics) Logarithm of the base 2 of the total number of distinct states of a system.

Brandnoun

The symbolic identity, represented by a name and/or a logo, which indicates a certain product or service to the public.

Varietynoun

(linguistics) A term used for a specific form of a language, neutral to whether that form is a dialect, accent, register, etc. and to its prestige level.

Brandnoun

A specific product, service, or provider so distinguished.

‘Some brands of breakfast cereal contain a lot of sugar.’;

Varietynoun

The class of all algebraic structures of a given signature satisfying a given set of identities.

Brandnoun

(by extension) Any specific type or variety of something; a distinct style or manner.

‘I didn't appreciate his particular brand of flattery.’; ‘New Orleans brand sausage’;

Varietynoun

The kind of theatrical entertainment given in variety shows.

Brandnoun

The public image or reputation and recognized, typical style of an individual or group.

Varietynoun

The production of, or performance in, variety shows.

Brandnoun

A mark of infamy; stigma.

Varietynoun

The quality or state of being various; intermixture or succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness.

‘Variety is nothing else but a continued novelty.’; ‘The variety of colors depends upon the composition of light.’; ‘For earth hath this variety from heaven.’; ‘There is a variety in the tempers of good men.’;

Brandnoun

Any minute fungus producing a burnt appearance in plants.

Varietynoun

That which is various.

Brandverb

(transitive) To burn the flesh with a hot iron, either as a marker (for criminals, slaves etc.) or to cauterise a wound.

‘When they caught him, he was branded and then locked up.’;

Varietynoun

A number or collection of different things; a varied assortment; as, a variety of cottons and silks.

‘He . . . wants more time to do that variety of good which his soul thirsts after.’;

Brandverb

(transitive) To mark (especially cattle) with a brand as proof of ownership.

‘The ranch hands had to brand every new calf by lunchtime.’;

Varietynoun

Such entertainment as in given in variety shows; the production of, or performance in, variety shows.

‘All sorts are here that all the earth yields!Variety without end.’; ‘But see in all corporeal nature's scene,What changes, what diversities, have been!’;

Brandverb

(transitive) To make an indelible impression on the memory or senses.

‘Her face is branded upon my memory.’;

Varietynoun

Something varying or differing from others of the same general kind; one of a number of things that are akin; a sort; as, varieties of wood, land, rocks, etc.

Brandverb

(transitive) To stigmatize, label (someone).

‘He was branded a fool by everyone that heard his story.’;

Varietynoun

An individual, or group of individuals, of a species differing from the rest in some one or more of the characteristics typical of the species, and capable either of perpetuating itself for a period, or of being perpetuated by artificial means; hence, a subdivision, or peculiar form, of a species.

Brandverb

To associate a product or service with a trademark or other name and related images.

‘They branded the new detergent "Suds-O", with a nature scene inside a green O on the muted-colored recycled-cardboard box.’;

Varietynoun

In inorganic nature, one of those forms in which a species may occur, which differ in minor characteristics of structure, color, purity of composition, etc.

Brandnoun

A burning piece of wood; or a stick or piece of wood partly burnt, whether burning or after the fire is extinct.

‘Snatching a live brand from a wigwam, Mason threw it on a matted roof.’;

Varietynoun

a collection containing a variety of sorts of things;

‘a great assortment of cars was on display’; ‘he had a variety of disorders’; ‘a veritable smorgasbord of religions’;

Brandnoun

A sword, so called from its glittering or flashing brightness.

‘Paradise, so late their happy seat,Waved over by that flaming brand.’;

Varietynoun

noticeable heterogeneity;

‘a diversity of possibilities’; ‘the range and variety of his work is amazing’;

Brandnoun

A mark made by burning with a hot iron, as upon a cask, to designate the quality, manufacturer, etc., of the contents, or upon an animal, to designate ownership; - also, a mark for a similar purpose made in any other way, as with a stencil. Hence, figurately: Quality; kind; grade; as, a good brand of flour.

Varietynoun

(biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differe from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics;

‘varieties are frequently recognized in botany’;

Brandnoun

A mark put upon criminals with a hot iron. Hence: Any mark of infamy or vice; a stigma.

‘The brand of private vice.’;

Varietynoun

a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances

Brandnoun

An instrument to brand with; a branding iron.

Varietynoun

a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality;

‘sculpture is a form of art’; ‘what kinds of desserts are there?’;

Brandnoun

Any minute fungus which produces a burnt appearance in plants. The brands are of many species and several genera of the order Pucciniæi.

Varietynoun

a difference that is usually pleasant;

‘he goes to France for variety’; ‘it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic’;

Brandverb

To burn a distinctive mark into or upon with a hot iron, to indicate quality, ownership, etc., or to mark as infamous (as a convict).

Varietynoun

the quality or state of being different or diverse; the absence of uniformity or monotony

‘it's the variety that makes my job so enjoyable’;

Brandverb

To put an actual distinctive mark upon in any other way, as with a stencil, to show quality of contents, name of manufacture, etc.

Varietynoun

a number or range of things of the same general class that are distinct in character or quality

‘the centre offers a variety of leisure activities’;

Brandverb

Fig.: To fix a mark of infamy, or a stigma, upon.

‘The Inquisition branded its victims with infamy.’; ‘There were the enormities, branded and condemned by the first and most natural verdict of common humanity.’;

Varietynoun

a thing which differs in some way from others of the same general class or sort; a type

‘fifty varieties of fresh and frozen pasta’;

Brandverb

To mark or impress indelibly, as with a hot iron.

‘As if it were branded on my mind.’;

Varietynoun

a form of television or theatre entertainment consisting of a series of different types of act, such as singing, dancing, and comedy

‘a variety show’;

Brandnoun

a name given to a product or service

Varietynoun

a taxonomic category that ranks below subspecies (where present) or species, its members differing from others of the same subspecies or species in minor but permanent or heritable characteristics. Varieties are more often recognized in botany, in which they are designated in the style Apium graveolens (var. dulce).

Brandnoun

a recognizable kind;

‘there's a new brand of hero in the movies now’; ‘what make of car is that?’;

Varietynoun

a cultivated form of a plant.

Brandnoun

identification mark on skin, made by burning

Varietynoun

a plant or animal which varies in some trivial respect from its immediate parent or type.

Brandnoun

a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning

Brandnoun

a symbol of disgrace or infamy;

‘And the Lord set a mark upon Cain’;

Brandnoun

a cutting or thrusting weapon with a long blade

Brandverb

burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals

Brandverb

to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful;

‘He denounced the government action’; ‘She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock’;

Brandverb

mark or expose as infamous;

‘She was branded a loose woman’;

Brandnoun

a type of product manufactured by a particular company under a particular name

‘a new brand of soap powder’;

Brandnoun

a brand name

‘it takes a long time to build a brand’; ‘the firm will market computer software under its own brand’;

Brandnoun

a particular identity or image regarded as an asset

‘you can still invent your own career, be your own brand’;

Brandnoun

a particular type or kind of something

‘they entertained millions with their inimitable brand of comedy’;

Brandnoun

an identifying mark burned on livestock or (especially in former times) criminals or slaves with a branding iron

‘the brand on a sheep identifies it as mine’;

Brandnoun

a branding iron.

Brandnoun

a habit or quality that causes someone public shame or disgrace

‘the brand of Paula's dipsomania’;

Brandnoun

a piece of burning or smouldering wood

‘he took two burning brands from the fire’;

Brandnoun

a sword.

Brandverb

mark with a branding iron

‘the seller had branded the animal with his grandfather's name’; ‘regulations concerning the branding, movement, and sale of cattle’;

Brandverb

mark indelibly

‘an ointment that branded her with unsightly violet-coloured splotches’; ‘he had a look of unabashed power that only years of experience could brand on to a man's face’;

Brandverb

mark out as having a particular bad or shameful quality

‘she was branded a liar’; ‘anyone who says anything bad about the country is branded as a traitor’;

Brandverb

assign a brand name to.

Brandverb

the promotion of a particular product or company by means of advertising and distinctive design

‘what is missing in travel and tourism marketing is the heavy and effective branding used in other consumer industries’;

Brand

A brand is a name, term, design, symbol or any other feature that identifies one seller's good or service as distinct from those of other sellers. Brands are used in business, marketing, and advertising for recognition and, importantly, to create and store value as brand equity for the object identified, to the benefit of the brand's customers, its owners and shareholders.

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