Heterogeneousness
Heterogeneous Het`er*o*ge"ne*ous, a. [Gr. ?; ? + ? race, kind; akin to E. kin: cf. F. h['e]t['e]rog[`e]ne.] Differing in kind; having unlike qualities; possessed of different characteristics; dissimilar; -- opposed to homogeneous, and said of two or more connected objects, or of a conglomerate mass, considered in respect to the parts of which it is made up. -- {Het`er*o*ge"ne*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Het`er*o*ge"ne*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

{Heterogeneous nouns} (Gram.), nouns having different genders in the singular and plural numbers; as, hic locus, of the masculine gender in the singular, and hi loci and h[ae]c loca, both masculine and neuter in the plural; hoc c[ae]lum, neuter in the singular; hi c[ae]li, masculine in the plural.

{Heterogeneous quantities} (Math.), such quantities as are incapable of being compared together in respect to magnitude, and surfaces and solids.

{Heterogeneous surds} (Math.), surds having different radical signs. [1913 Webster]


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