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$S\mathcal{K}=\{$subalgebras of members of $\mathcal{K}\}$\\ $S\mathcal{K}=\{$subalgebras of members of $\mathcal{K}\}$\\
$P\mathcal{K}=\{$direct products of members of $\mathcal{K}\}$. $P\mathcal{K}=\{$direct products of members of $\mathcal{K}\}$.
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+Equivalently, $\mathcal K$ is a variety iff $\mathcal K=HSP\mathcal K$.
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+In particular, given any class $\mathcal K$ of algebras, $V\mathcal K=HSP\mathcal K$ is the smallest variety that contains $\mathcal K$, and is called the \emph{variety generated by $\mathcal K$}.
See [[http://www.thoralf.uwaterloo.ca/htdocs/ualg.html| Stanley N. Burris and H.P. Sankappanavar,  A Course in Universal Algebra]] for See [[http://www.thoralf.uwaterloo.ca/htdocs/ualg.html| Stanley N. Burris and H.P. Sankappanavar,  A Course in Universal Algebra]] for
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-Show all pages on [[http://math.chapman.edu/~jipsen/structures/doku.php/?do=search&id=variety&fulltext=Search varieties]]+Show all pages on [[http://math.chapman.edu/~jipsen/structures/doku.php/?do=search&id=variety&fulltext=Search| varieties]]
-A picture of some [http://www.chapman.edu/~jipsen/PCP/theoriesPO1.html theories ordered by interpretability]+A picture of some [[http://www.chapman.edu/~jipsen/PCP/theoriesPO1.html| theories ordered by interpretability]]
=== Some varieties and quasivarieties listed by signature and (first) subclass relation === === Some varieties and quasivarieties listed by signature and (first) subclass relation ===