homogeneousness

homogeneity

[hoh-muh-juh-nee-i-tee, hom-uh-]
noun
composition from like parts, elements, or characteristics; state or quality of being homogeneous.
Also, homogeneousness [hoh-muh-jee-nee-uhs-nis, -jeen-yuhs-, hom-uh-] .


Origin:
1615–25; < Medieval Latin homogeneitās, equivalent to homogene(us) homogeneous + -itās -ity

nonhomogeneity, noun
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homogeneous (ˌhəʊməˈdʒiːnɪəs, ˌhɒm-)
 
adj
1.  composed of similar or identical parts or elements
2.  of uniform nature
3.  similar in kind or nature
4.  having a constant property, such as density, throughout
5.  maths
 a.  (of a polynomial) containing terms of the same degree with respect to all the variables, as in x² + 2xy + y²
 b.  (of a function) containing a set of variables such that when each is multiplied by a constant, this constant can be eliminated without altering the value of the function, as in cos x/y + x/y
 c.  (of an equation) containing a homogeneous function made equal to 0
6.  chem Compare heterogeneous of, composed of, or concerned with a single phase
 
homogeneity
 
n
 
homo'geneously
 
adv
 
homo'geneousness
 
n

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homogeneity [(hoh-muh-juh-nee-uh-tee, hoh-muh-juh-nay-uh-tee)]

Cultural, social, biological, or other similarities within a group. (Compare heterogeneity.)

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