homogenous

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj homogenous all of the same or similar kind or nature "a close-knit homogeneous group"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Homogenous (Biol) Having a resemblance in structure, due to descent from a common progenitor with subsequent modification; homogenetic; -- applied both to animals and plants. See Homoplastic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • homogenous Having the same origin; derived from the same source; homogenetic: distinguished from homoplastic.
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Quotations

  • D. H. Lawrence
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    “The human consciousness is really homogeneous. There is no complete forgetting, even in death.”
  • Robert Frost
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    “The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I'm against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise.”

Usage

In literature:

Below the two currents the conditions are fairly homogeneous, and there is no difference worth mentioning in the salinities.
"The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2" by Roald Amundsen
By the principle of the homogeneity of the diverse in higher genera; 2.
"The Critique of Pure Reason" by Immanuel Kant
The walls are homogeneous sandstone, in places absolutely perpendicular for about a thousand feet.
"The Romance of the Colorado River" by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
I confess that I should see no advantage in it if our two Chambers were sufficiently homogeneous and sufficiently harmonious.
"The English Constitution" by Walter Bagehot
He had perceived that she would be attractive; he had not reckoned on the homogeneousness of her particular English charms.
"The Short Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith
What a prodigious display of artifice, even in these simple and homogeneous parts!
"Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion" by David Hume
He is not felt as a thing foreign and incongruous, but as homogeneous.
"Home Scenes, and Home Influence" by T. S. Arthur
Peer pressure is irresistible and it results in conformity and mental homogeneity.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
He that can do this may think them homogeneous: but he that cannot, must by the foregoing axiom think them heterogeneous.
"An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision" by George Berkeley
All formed a homogeneous nation of pure German origin.
"The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66" by John Lothrop Motley
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In poetry:

Or a milkman who serves the wealthy,
eggs, cream, butter, yogurt, milk,
the white truck like an ambulance
who goes into real estate
and makes a pile.
From homogenized to martinis at lunch.
"Cinderella" by Anne Sexton

In news:

The AccuMeter® Series is designed to blend a wide range of materials in continuous extrusion applications, and offers the most homogenous blend available compared to batch type blenders, feeders or mixers.
Alexanderwerk's G 1/100 moist granulator produces dimensionally stable granules and aids in the homogenization of products.
Demolition at the former Homogenous Metals site continued last week, off State Route 28 in Herkimer.
Homogeneous Catalyst Speeds Water Oxidation.
" Car Talk is the exemplar for consolidation and homogenization on the noncommercial end of the dial," writes Paul Riismandel, adviser to WNUR-FM at Northwestern University, on Radio Survivor.
Another half a trillion dollars worth, which will reprocess dodgy debt, replacing it with good ol' homogenized, sanitised, government paper.
Newseum speech calls out "infotainment," sensationalism and homogenization.
Plasmonic focusing on homogeneous metal thin film.
Recently, there has been a resurgence in research interest in spherical Luneberg and homogeneous lens antennas for launching multiple pencil beams.
The Greerco pipeline mixer for continuous, high-speed, high-shear processing is designed for applications involving homogenization, mixing, dispersion and emulsion.
Homogeneity creates extremity — or, in the news of the day, a McCain rally .
And the Academy's voting membership reflects the white male bias in the industry (a fact that oddly seemed to surprise a colleague of mine), which is probably responsible for the rather homogenized products we keep getting.
Come our nation's day of independence, all non-meat eaters will eat one: a homogenized, unexciting tofu dog.
Seoul is the seat of government and it's as crowded and competitive, if more homogeneous, as any other developed megacity.
The MegaShear ultra-high- shear mixer is a patented inline rotor/stator designed for high-volume and high-throughput deagglomeration, emulsification, and homogenization requirements.
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In science:

The following is a natural way to consider a homogeneous Ricci soliton ‘algebraic’, in the sense that the algebraic structure of some of its presentations as a homogeneous space be strongly involved.
Structure of homogeneous Ricci solitons and the Alekseevskii conjecture
Any homogeneous expanding Ricci soliton is isometric to a homogeneous space (G/K, g) with a metric reductive decomposition constructed as above.
Structure of homogeneous Ricci solitons and the Alekseevskii conjecture
Fra¨ıss´e observed that Q (as an ordered set) is homogeneous, and used this as a prototype: he gave a necessary and sufficient condition for the existence of a homogeneous structure with prescribed finite substructures.
The random graph
Thus, homogeneity is in practice the strongest condition, most likely to lead to characterizations. A ma jor result of Lachlan and Woodrow determines the countable homogeneous graphs.
The random graph
Cherlin (1998), The classification of countable homogeneous directed graphs and countable homogeneous n-tournaments, Memoirs Amer.
The random graph
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