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inhomogeneity

[in-hoh-muh-juh-nee-i-tee, -hom-uh-]
noun
  1. lack of homogeneity.
  2. something that is not homogeneous.
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Origin of inhomogeneity

First recorded in 1895–1900; in-3 + homogeneity
Related formsin·ho·mo·ge·ne·ous [in-hoh-muh-jee-nee-uh s, -hom-uh-] /ˌɪn hoʊ məˈdʒi ni əs, -hɒm ə-/, adjectivein·ho·mo·ge·ne·ous·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inhomogeneous

inhomogeneous

adjective
  1. not homogeneous or uniform
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Derived Formsinhomogeneity (ɪnˌhəʊmədʒɪˈniːɪtɪ, -ˌhɒm-), noun
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