Definitions for heterogeneity

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heterogeneity, heterogeneousness(noun)

    the quality of being diverse and not comparable in kind

Wiktionary

  1. heterogeneity(Noun)

    Diversity

  2. heterogeneity(Noun)

    A composition of diverse parts

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heterogeneity(noun)

    the state of being heterogeneous; contrariety

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. htrognit.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Herbert Spencer:

    Civilization is a progress from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity toward a definite, coherent heterogeneity.

  2. Herbert Spencer:

    The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is -- a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.

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