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inhomogeneity

[in-hoh-muh-juh-nee-i-tee, -hom-uh-] /ɪnˌhoʊ mə dʒəˈni ɪ ti, -ˌhɒm ə-/
noun
1.
lack of homogeneity.
2.
something that is not homogeneous.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; in-3 + homogeneity
Related forms
inhomogeneous
[in-hoh-muh-jee-nee-uh s, -hom-uh-] /ˌɪn hoʊ məˈdʒi ni əs, -hɒm ə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
inhomogeneously, adverb
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Examples for inhomogeneity
  • The inhomogeneity comes in through a smoothly varying mapping scale function, which depends only on the geometry.
  • In this case, there is no contribution to measurement uncertainty from inhomogeneity.

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