What does homogeneous mean?

Definitions for homogeneousˌhoʊ məˈdʒi ni əs, -ˈdʒin yəs, ˌhɒm ə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homogeneous, homogenous(adj)

    all of the same or similar kind or nature

    "a close-knit homogeneous group"


  1. homogeneous(Adjective)

    Of the same kind; alike, similar.

  2. homogeneous(Adjective)

    Having the same composition throughout; of uniform make-up.

  3. homogeneous(Adjective)

    in the same state of matter.

  4. homogeneous(Adjective)

    Of which the properties of a smaller set apply to the whole; scalable.

    The function f(x,y)=x+y is homogeneous of degree 2 because f(u03B1x,u03B1y)=u03B1f(x,y).

  5. Origin: From homogeneus, from ὁμογενής, from ὁμός + γένος. Compare homo- and -ous, adjectival suffix.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Homogeneous(adj)

    of the same kind of nature; consisting of similar parts, or of elements of the like nature; -- opposed to heterogeneous; as, homogeneous particles, elements, or principles; homogeneous bodies

  2. Homogeneous(adj)

    possessing the same number of factors of a given kind; as, a homogeneous polynomial

  3. Origin: [Gr. ; the same + race, kind: cf. F. homogne. See Same, and Kin.]


  1. Homogeneous

    In set theory and in the context of a large cardinal property, a subset, S, of D is homogeneous for a function f if for some natural number n, is the domain of f and for some element r of the range of f, every member of is mapped to r. That is, f is constant on the unordered n-tuples of elements of S.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homogeneous in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homogeneous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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