composed of parts or elements that are all of the same kind; not heterogeneous: a homogeneous population.
of the same kind or nature; essentially alike.
having a common property throughout: a homogeneous solid figure.
having all terms of the same degree: a homogeneous equation.
relating to a function of several variables that becomes multiplied by some power of a constant when each variable is multiplied by that constant: x2y3is a homogeneous expression of degree 5.
relating to a differential equation in which a linear combination of derivatives is set equal to zero.
- ho·mo·ge·ne·ous·ly, adverb
- non·ho·mo·ge·ne·ous, adjective
- non·ho·mo·ge·ne·ous·ly, adverb
- non·ho·mo·ge·ne·ous·ness, noun
- un·ho·mo·ge·ne·ous, adjective
- un·ho·mo·ge·ne·ous·ly, adverb
- un·ho·mo·ge·ne·ous·ness, noun
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How to use homogeneous in a sentence
When it comes to diversity in hiring, he says Israel is fairly homogeneous, so it involves gender parity there, something that he says he is working to achieve.Coralogix lands $25M Series B to rethink log analysis and monitoring | Ron Miller | September 30, 2020 | TechCrunch
The point is that a measurement might indeed change the state of the system, according to the R-process, leading to a state that is no longer homogeneous and isotropic as the initial one.
The point is that the universe is not, and has not been, homogeneous and isotropic for quite some time.
That situation is described in terms of a spacetime and inflaton field in states that are completely homogeneous and isotropic.
That state, just as the vacuum state in flat spacetime, has the property of being 100 percent homogeneous and isotropic, and yet somehow we ought to regard that in its quantum uncertainties lie the seeds of present day cosmic inhomogeneities.
homogeneous: Structure uniform throughout all parts of the colony.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique | John William Henry Eyre
homogeneous orange light gives the sensation of a blend of red and yellow; but there is nothing like this in the auditory sphere.Psychology | Robert S. Woodworth
I have said that this law of homogeneous Counter-relativity has not been recognised by logicians.Logic, Inductive and Deductive | William Minto
homogeneous culture, however, is of course not the same thing as native culture.Friedrich Nietzsche | Georg Brandes
homogeneous appearances are grouped into classes, and each class referred to a separate deity, and hence Polytheism.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
British Dictionary definitions for homogeneous
composed of similar or identical parts or elements
of uniform nature
similar in kind or nature
having a constant property, such as density, throughout
(of a polynomial) containing terms of the same degree with respect to all the variables, as in x ² + 2 xy + y ²
(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
(of an equation) containing a homogeneous function made equal to 0
chem of, composed of, or concerned with a single phase: Compare heterogeneous
- Also (for senses 1–4): homogenous
- homogeneity (ˌhəʊməʊdʒɪˈniːɪtɪ, ˌhɒm-), noun
- homogeneously, adverb
- homogeneousness, noun
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