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Meaning of HETEROGENEOUS

Pronunciation:  `heturu'jeeneeus

 
Matching Terms:  heterogeneous network, heterogeneous nuclear rna, heterogeneousness

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 Definition: 

Composed of unrelated parts, different in kind.

Often used in the context of distributed systems that may be running different operating systems or network protocols (a heterogeneous network).

For examples see: interoperable database, middleware.

Constrast homogeneous.

 
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