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u·ni·form

 (yo͞o′nə-fôrm′)
adj.
1. Always the same, as in character or degree; unvarying: planks of uniform length.
2. Being the same as or consonant with another or others: rows of uniform brick houses.
n.
A distinctive set of clothing intended to identify the members of a specific group: a police uniform.
tr.v. u·ni·formed, u·ni·form·ing, u·ni·forms
1. To make (something) uniform.
2. To provide or dress with a uniform.

[Latin ūnifōrmis : ūni-, uni- + fōrma, shape.]

u′ni·for′mi·ty, u′ni·form′ness n.
u′ni·form′ly adv.

uniformity

(ˌjuːnɪˈfɔːmɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. a state or condition in which everything is regular, homogeneous, or unvarying
2. lack of diversity or variation, esp to the point of boredom or monotony; sameness

u•ni•form•i•ty

(ˌyu nəˈfɔr mɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being uniform; overall sameness or regularity.
2. something uniform.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uniformity - a condition in which everything is regular and unvaryinguniformity - a condition in which everything is regular and unvarying
regularity - the quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate; "he was famous for the regularity of his habits"
homogeneity - the quality of being of uniform throughout in composition or structure
2.uniformity - the quality of lacking diversity or variation (even to the point of boredom)uniformity - the quality of lacking diversity or variation (even to the point of boredom)
similarity - the quality of being similar
homogeneity, homogeneousness - the quality of being similar or comparable in kind or nature; "there is a remarkable homogeneity between the two companies"
consistence, consistency - a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
nonuniformity - the quality of being diverse and interesting

uniformity

noun
1. regularity, similarity, sameness, constancy, homogeneity, evenness, invariability Caramel was used to maintain uniformity of color in the brandy.
2. monotony, sameness, tedium, dullness, flatness, drabness, lack of diversity the dull uniformity of the houses

uniformity

noun
Translations
تَماثُل، إتِّساق
jednotnost
ensartethed
jednoličnostjednolikostjednoobraznostujednačenostuniformnost
egyformaság
sem er eins, samræmdur; samkvæmni
普遍性画一性統一性
aynı/bir örnek olma

uniformity

[ˌjuːnɪˈfɔːmɪtɪ] N [of appearance, colour, standards] → uniformidad f; [of attitudes, beliefs] → homogeneidad f

uniformity

[ˌjuːnɪˈfɔːrməti] nuniformité f

uniformity

n (of length, colour, tax)Einheitlichkeit f; (of treatment also)Gleichheit f; (of temperature, pace)Gleichmäßigkeit f; (of life)Gleichförmigkeit f, → Eintönigkeit f (pej); (of thinking)Gleichartigkeit f, → Uniformität f (pej); (of scenery)Einförmigkeit f, → Eintönigkeit f

uniformity

[ˌjuːnɪˈfɔːmɪtɪ] nuniformità

uniform

(ˈjuːnifoːm) adjective
the same always or everywhere; not changing or varying. The sky was a uniform grey.
noun
(a set of) clothes worn by eg soldiers, children at a particular school etc. Full uniform must be worn; The new uniforms will arrive tomorrow.
ˈuniformed adjective
(eg of police) wearing a uniform, not plain clothes.
ˌuniˈformity noun
the condition of being uniform. The houses in the street had no uniformity of appearance.
ˈuniformly adverb
in a uniform way. The essays were uniformly dull.
References in classic literature ?
The street in which it upreared its venerable peaks has long ceased to be a fashionable quarter of the town; so that, though the old edifice was surrounded by habitations of modern date, they were mostly small, built entirely of wood, and typical of the most plodding uniformity of common life.
The Sperm Whale blows as a clock ticks, with the same undeviating and reliable uniformity.
It came to her naturally, so her family said, and perhaps for this reason she, like Tom Tulliver's clergyman tutor, "set about it with that uniformity of method and independence of circumstances which distinguish the actions of animals understood to be under the immediate teaching of Nature.
The only interruptions to the weary uniformity of the life at St.
He, and his old canvas frock, and his loose stockings, and all his poor tatters of clothes, had, in a long seclusion from direct light and air, faded down to such a dull uniformity of parchment-yellow, that it would have been hard to say which was which.
The next step, if there was to be any degree of uniformity, was plainly to buy and consolidate these six companies; and by 1881 Vail had done this.
Several States have endeavored, by separate prohibitions, restrictions, and exclusions, to influence the conduct of that kingdom in this particular, but the want of concert, arising from the want of a general authority and from clashing and dissimilar views in the State, has hitherto frustrated every experiment of the kind, and will continue to do so as long as the same obstacles to a uniformity of measures continue to exist.
The diversity in the faculties of men, from which the rights of property originate, is not less an insuperable obstacle to a uniformity of interests.
National differences and antagonisms between peoples are daily more and more vanishing, owing to the development of the bourgeoisie, to freedom of commerce, to the world-market, to uniformity in the mode of production and in the conditions of life corresponding thereto.
Tiny blue veins alone broke the uniformity of its pure white tones.
Through the widely-opened panel, the liquid mass was bright with electricity, which was distributed with such uniformity that not a shadow, not a gradation, was to be seen in our manufactured light.
When these things are remembered no one will marvel at the ease with which Alexander held the Empire of Asia, or at the difficulties which others have had to keep an acquisition, such as Pyrrhus and many more; this is not occasioned by the little or abundance of ability in the conqueror, but by the want of uniformity in the subject state.