Uniformity


Uniformity

Uniformity may refer to:

  • Distribution uniformity, a measure of how uniformly water is applied to the area being watered
  • Religious uniformity, the promotion of one state religion, denomination, or philosophy to the exclusion of all other religious beliefs
  • Retention uniformity, a concept in thin layer chromatography
  • Tire uniformity, a concept in vehicle technology
  • Uniformity (chemistry), a measure of the homogeneity of a substance's composition or character
  • Uniformity (complexity), a concept in computational complexity theory
  • Uniformity (philosophy), the concept that the same natural laws and processes that operate in the universe now have always operated in the universe
  • Uniformity (topology), a concept in the mathematical field of topology
  • Uniformity of motive, a concept in astrobiology

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  • Uniformity — U ni*form i*ty, n. [L. uniformitas: cf. F. uniformit[ e].] 1. The quality or state of being uniform; freedom from variation or difference; resemblance to itself at all times; sameness of action, effect, etc., under like conditions; even tenor; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uniformity — I noun absence of diversity, absence of variation, conformity, consistency, constancy, continuity, equability, evenness, homogeneity, levelness, order, persistence, regularity, singleness, smoothness, stability, standardization, symmetry, unity… …   Law dictionary

  • uniformity — early 15c., from O.Fr. uniformite (14c.), from L.L. uniformitatem (nom. uniformitas), from L. uniformis (see UNIFORM (Cf. uniform)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • uniformity — [yo͞o΄nə fôr′mə tē] n. pl. uniformities [ME uniformite < MFr < L uniformitas] state, quality, or instance of being uniform …   English World dictionary

  • Uniformity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Uniformity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 uniformity uniformity Sgm: N 1 homogeneity homogeneity homogeneousness Sgm: N 1 consistency consistency Sgm: N 1 connaturality connaturality connaturalness Sgm: N 1 homology …   English dictionary for students

  • uniformity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ relative ▪ great ▪ bland ▪ cultural, religious … OF UNIFORMITY ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • uniformity — [[t]ju͟ːnɪfɔ͟ː(r)mɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT If there is uniformity in something such as a system, organization, or group of countries, the same rules, ideas, or methods are applied in all parts of it. → See also uniform Spanish liberals sought to create …   English dictionary

  • uniformity — noun 1) uniformity in tax law Syn: constancy, consistency, conformity, invariability, stability, regularity, evenness, homogeneity, equality, harmony Ant: variation 2) a dull uniformity …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • uniformity — n. (pl. ies) 1 being uniform; sameness, consistency. 2 an instance of this. Phrases and idioms: Act of Uniformity hist. any of four acts (esp. that of 1662) for securing uniformity in public worship and the use of a particular Book of Common… …   Useful english dictionary

  • uniformity — noun (plural ties) Date: 15th century 1. the quality or state of being uniform 2. an instance of uniformity …   New Collegiate Dictionary