inhomogeneity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1899 1. the condition or an instance of not being homogeneous 2. a part that is not homogeneous with the larger uniform mass in which it occurs; especially a localized collection of matter in the universe • inhomogeneous adjective

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  • inhomogeneity — nevienalytiškumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. inhomogeneity vok. Inhomogenität, f rus. неоднородность, f pranc. inhomogénéité, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • inhomogeneity — inhomogeneous /in hoh meuh jee nee euhs, hom euh /, adj. inhomogeneously, adv. /in hoh meuh jeuh nee i tee, hom euh /, n. 1. lack of homogeneity. 2. something that is not homogeneous. [1895 1900; IN 3 + HOMOGENEITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • inhomogeneity — noun a) The state of being inhomogeneous b) Something that lacks homogeneity …   Wiktionary

  • inhomogeneity — in·ho·mo·ge·ne·ity .in .hō mə jə nē ət ē, nā ; esp Brit .häm ə n, pl ities lack of homogeneity in·ho·mo·ge·neous .in .hō mə jē nē əs adj * * * in·ho·mo·ge·ne·i·ty (in ho″mo jə neґĭ te) lack of normal homogeneity …   Medical dictionary

  • inhomogeneity — n. lack of homogeneity, lack of sameness or uniformity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inhomogeneity — in·homogeneity …   English syllables

  • inhomogeneity — in•ho•mo•ge•ne•i•ty [[t]ɪnˌhoʊ mə dʒəˈni ɪ ti, ˌhɒm ə [/t]] n. pl. ties 1) lack of homogeneity 2) something that is not homogeneous • Etymology: 1895–1900 in•ho mo•ge′ne•ous ˈdʒi ni əs adj …   From formal English to slang

  • inhomogeneity — noun the quality of being inhomogeneous • Hypernyms: ↑irregularity, ↑unregularity …   Useful english dictionary

  • refractive index inhomogeneity — lūžio rodiklio nevienalytiškumas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. refractive index inhomogeneity vok. Brechungsindexinhomogenität, f rus. неоднородность показателя преломления, f pranc. hétérogénéité d indice de réfraction,… …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • optical inhomogeneity — optinis nevienalytiškumas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. optical inhomogeneity vok. optische Inhomogenität, f rus. оптическая неоднородность, f pranc. inhomogénéité optique, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

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