homogeneity 1620s, from homogene (see HOMOGENEOUS (Cf. homogeneous)) + -ITY (Cf. -ity).

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  • Homogeneity — means being similar throughout . Homogeneity may also refer to:* Homogeneous (mathematics), a variety of meanings * In statistics homogeneity can refer to ** Homogeneity of variance: Homoscedasticity ** Logically consistent data matrices:… …   Wikipedia

  • Homogeneity — Ho mo*ge*ne i*ty, n. [Cf. F. homog[ e]n[ e]it[ e].] Same as {Homogeneousness}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homogeneity — index identity (similarity), propinquity (similarity), regularity, resemblance, uniformity, union ( …   Law dictionary

  • homogeneity — meaning ‘being of the same kind’, is better pronounced ji nee i ti than ji nay i ti, i.e. with the stressed syllable having the sound of bee, not bay …   Modern English usage

  • homogeneity — [[t]hɒ̱məʤəni͟ːɪti, ho͟ʊ [/t]] N UNCOUNT Homogeneity is the quality of being homogeneous. [FORMAL] The government panicked into imposing a kind of cultural homogeneity. Syn: uniformity …   English dictionary

  • homogeneity — noun Date: 1625 1. the quality or state of being homogeneous 2. the state of having identical cumulative distribution function or values < homogeneity of variances > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • homogeneity — homogeneous ► ADJECTIVE 1) of the same kind. 2) consisting of parts all of the same kind. DERIVATIVES homogeneity noun homogeneously adverb homogeneousness noun. ORIGIN Greek homogen s, from homos same + genos race, kind …   English terms dictionary

  • homogeneity — noun 1. the quality of being similar or comparable in kind or nature (Freq. 4) there is a remarkable homogeneity between the two companies • Syn: ↑homogeneousness • Ant: ↑heterogeneity • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • homogeneity — /hoh meuh jeuh nee i tee, hom euh /, n. composition from like parts, elements, or characteristics; state or quality of being homogeneous. Also, homogeneousness /hoh meuh jee nee euhs nis, jeen yeuhs , hom euh /. [1615 25; < ML homogeneitas, equiv …   Universalium

  • homogeneity — noun The state or quality of being homogeneous …   Wiktionary

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