Monday, October 25, 2004
heterogeneous adjective [het-uh-ruh-JEE-nee-uhs; -JEE-nyuhs] Consisting of dissimilar elements, parts, or ingredients -- opposed to homogeneous.
Definitions for heterogeneous
- Consisting of dissimilar elements, parts, or ingredients -- opposed to homogeneous.
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Citations for heterogeneous
According to the historian Albert Fein, New York embodied "the challenge of a democratic nation's capacity to plan for and maintain an urban environment to meet the needs of a uniquely heterogeneous population."
He worked texture and color into the mortar and cement with heterogeneous bits of found junk, from seashells and stones to busted chunks of Phillips' Milk of Magnesia bottles.