- existing or being everywhere, especially at the same time; omnipresent: ubiquitous fog; ubiquitous little ants.
Also u·biq·ui·tar·y [yoo-bik-wi-ter-ee] /yuˈbɪk wɪˌtɛr i/.
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Examples from the Web for ubiquitous
Because the federal government has become so ubiquitous and voracious, there seems to be no negotiating with its size and scope.America’s Slumbering Secession Obsession
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By then the S-75 had earned a reputation similar to that of the ubiquitous AK-47 automatic rifle, designed by Mikhail Kalashnikov.
The Buk that brought down MH17 is the high-tech equivalent of the ubiquitous AK-47.
Despite the detractors, Red Alert has become so ubiquitous that even the government is aware of it.The Israeli App Red Alert Saves Lives—but It Just Might Drive You Nuts
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But that changed in the 19th century, when two important developments helped make ice cream the ubiquitous snack it is today.An Investigation Into the Delicious Origins of Ice Cream
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Does a newspaper, even the ubiquitous Petit Journal, penetrate into these solitudes?The Roof of France
But Sir Joseph was ubiquitous; and the whole of that place was barred against him.Alarms and Discursions
G. K. Chesterton
He is supreme and ubiquitous in consciousness: his heart beats in every Element.Mountain Meditations
And they ran as if their life was at stake to do his bidding; were so active that they seemed to be ubiquitous.The Downfall
In some ruined houses were yet more Scotsmen, most ubiquitous of peoples.War Letters of a Public-School Boy
- having or seeming to have the ability to be everywhere at once; omnipresent
C14: from Latin ubīque everywhere, from ubī where
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Word Origin and History for ubiquitous
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