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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ross Baird:

    It’s their money, which leads them to play it safe and scour the same homogeneous networks for deals.

  2. Jonathan Schanzer:

    The way forward is not to pursue the FTO approach at the State Department, primarily because the initiative is likely to fail, the State Department will remain opposed…the Muslim Brotherhood is not a homogeneous organization, rather, it is made up of disparate affiliates, some of which could likely be classified as terror groups, and some not.

  3. Giuseppe Mazzini:

    O my Brothers! love your Country. Our Country is our home, the home which God has given us, placing therein a numerous family which we love and are loved by, and with which we have a more intimate and quicker communion of feeling and thought than with others; a family which by its concentration upon a given spot, and by the homogeneous nature of its elements, is destined for a special kind of activity.

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