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**4 definitions found
for homogeneous****From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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Homogeneous \Ho`mo*ge"ne*ous\, a. [Gr. ?; ? the same + ? race,
kind: cf. F. homog[`e]ne. See Same, and Kin.]
1. Of the same kind of nature; consisting of similar parts,
or of elements of the like nature; -- opposed to
heterogeneous; as, homogeneous particles, elements, or
principles; homogeneous bodies.
[1913 Webster]
2. (Alg.) Possessing the same number of factors of a given
kind; as, a homogeneous polynomial.
[1913 Webster]

**From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
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homogeneous
adj 1: all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit
homogeneous group" [syn: homogeneous, homogenous]
[ant: heterogeneous, heterogenous]

**From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
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95 Moby Thesaurus words for "homogeneous":
accordant, akin, alike, aped, austere, automatic, balanced, bare,
basic, chaste, comparable, consimilar, consistent, consonant,
constant, continuous, copied, correspondent, counterfeit,
elementary, equable, equal, ersatz, essential, even, fake,
favoring, flat, following, fundamental, homely, homespun,
identical, imitated, imitation, immutable, indivisible, invariable,
irreducible, level, like, measured, mechanical, mere, methodic,
mimicked, mock, monolithic, nearly reproduced, not unlike,
of a piece, ordered, orderly, persistent, phony, plain, primal,
primary, pure, pure and simple, regular, resembling, robotlike,
severe, similar, simon-pure, simple, simulated, single,
smacking of, smooth, something like, spare, stable, stark,
steadfast, steady, suggestive of, synthetic, systematic, unadorned,
unbroken, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, uncluttered,
undeviating, undifferenced, undifferentiated, undiversified,
uniform, uniform with, unruffled, unvaried, unvarying

**From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :
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homogeneous
homogenous
(Or "homogenous") Of uniform nature, similar in kind.
1. In the context of distributed systems, middleware makes
heterogeneous systems appear as a homogeneous entity. For
example see: interoperable network.
Constrast heterogeneous.
2. (Of a polynomial) containing terms of the
same degree with respect to all the variables, as in x^2 + 2xy
+ y^2.
3. (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.
4. (of an equation) containing a homogeneous
function made equal to 0.
(1999-05-06)

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