Meaning of HOMOGENEOUS
Pronunciation:   `howmu'jeeneeus



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
[adj] all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a closeknit homogeneous group" 

HOMOGENEOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with H. 
 Synonyms:   consistent, homogenised, homogenized, homogenous, solid, uniform 

 Antonyms:   heterogeneous, heterogenous  
 See Also:   same, undiversified, unvaried  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:   \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.
2. (Alg.) Possessing the same number of factors of a given
kind; as, a homogeneous polynomial.


Computing Dictionary 

 Definition:   (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. 

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