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u·biq·ui·tous

 (yo͞o-bĭk′wĭ-təs)
adj.
Being or seeming to be everywhere at the same time; omnipresent.

u·biq′ui·tous·ly adv.
u·biq′ui·tous·ness n.

ubiquitous

(juːˈbɪkwɪtəs)
adj
having or seeming to have the ability to be everywhere at once; omnipresent
[C14: from Latin ubīque everywhere, from ubī where]
uˈbiquitously adv
uˈbiquity, uˈbiquitousness n

u•biq•ui•tous

(yuˈbɪk wɪ təs)

adj.
existing or being everywhere, esp. at the same time; omnipresent.
[1830–40; ubiquit(y) « Latin ubīqu(e) everywhere]
u•biq′ui•tous•ly, adv.
u•biq′ui•tous•ness, u•biq′ui•ty, n.
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Adj.1.ubiquitous - being present everywhere at once
present - being or existing in a specified place; "the murderer is present in this room"; "present at the wedding"; "present at the creation"

ubiquitous

adjective ever-present, pervasive, omnipresent, all-over, everywhere, universal She is the most ubiquitous media personality around.

ubiquitous

adjective
Ever present in all places:
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ubiquitous

[juːˈbɪkwɪtəs] ADJubicuo, omnipresente
it is ubiquitous in Spainse encuentra en toda España
the secretary has to be ubiquitousel secretario tiene que estar constantemente en todas partes

ubiquitous

[juːˈbɪkwətəs] adjomniprésent(e)

ubiquitous

adjallgegenwärtig; sandstone is ubiquitous in this districtSandstein ist in dieser Gegend überall zu finden

ubiquitous

[juːˈbɪkwɪtəs] adj (frm) → onnipresente
References in classic literature ?
Sallie Gardiner was absorbed in keeping her white pique dress clean and chattering with the ubiquitous Fred, who kept Beth in constant terror by his pranks.
It was an inconsistent and ubiquitous fiend too, for, while it was making the whole night behind him dreadful, he darted out into the roadway to avoid dark alleys, fearful of its coming hopping out of them like a dropsical boy's-Kite without tail and wings.
His active little crutch was heard upon the floor, and back came Tiny Tim before another word was spoken, escorted by his brother and sister to his stool before the fire; and while Bob, turning up his cuffs -- as if, poor fellow, they were capable of being made more shabby -- compounded some hot mixture in a jug with gin and lemons, and stirred it round and round and put it on the hob to simmer; Master Peter, and the two ubiquitous young Cratchits went to fetch the goose, with which they soon returned in high procession.
It is the instrument of emergencies, a sort of ubiquitous watchman.
But in the ordinary course of events the first sight in the hall should have been the back of the ubiquitous, busy, silent maid hurrying off and already distant.
It was indeed true that his fully dislocalised thought of these manoeuvres recalled to him Pantaloon, at the Christmas farce, buffeted and tricked from behind by ubiquitous Harlequin; but it left intact the influence of the conditions themselves each time he was re-exposed to them, so that in fact this association, had he suffered it to become constant, would on a certain side have but ministered to his intenser gravity.
The ubiquitous handmaiden promptly appeared, and Archer heard Madame Olenska say, in an Italian that she seemed to pronounce with intentional deliberateness in order that he might follow it: "Here--throw this into the dustbin
The systematic arrangement of wide convenient spaces, the quantities of business-like soldiers everywhere, the occasional neat piles of material, the ubiquitous mono-rail lines, and the towering ship-like hulls about him, reminded him a little of impressions he had got as a boy on a visit to Woolwich Dockyard.
The ubiquitous Sing was on hand during the interview, but from his expressionless face none might guess what was passing through the tortuous channels of his Oriental mind.
Did she or her mother or a cousin require an escort--was there a little friendly service to be rendered, the genial and ubiquitous Monsieur Thuran was always available.
Max Bunster was the one white man on Lord Howe, trading in the pay of the ubiquitous Moongleam Soap Company.
Down out of the blue it would rush, as it dropped upon him changing itself into the ubiquitous electric car.

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