Uniform matter
Uniform U"ni*form, a. [L. uniformis; unus one + forma from: cf. F. uniforme.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having always the same form, manner, or degree; not varying or variable; unchanging; consistent; equable; homogenous; as, the dress of the Asiatics has been uniform from early ages; the temperature is uniform; a stratum of uniform clay. --Whewell. [1913 Webster]

2. Of the same form with others; agreeing with each other; conforming to one rule or mode; consonant. [1913 Webster]

The only doubt is . . . how far churches are bound to be uniform in their ceremonies. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

{Uniform matter}, that which is all of the same kind and texture; homogenous matter.

{Uniform motion}, the motion of a body when it passes over equal spaces in equal times; equable motion. --Hutton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Uniform — U ni*form, a. [L. uniformis; unus one + forma from: cf. F. uniforme.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having always the same form, manner, or degree; not varying or variable; unchanging; consistent; equable; homogenous; as, the dress of the Asiatics has been… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Uniform motion — Uniform U ni*form, a. [L. uniformis; unus one + forma from: cf. F. uniforme.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having always the same form, manner, or degree; not varying or variable; unchanging; consistent; equable; homogenous; as, the dress of the Asiatics… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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