nonuniformity


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nonuniformity

(ˌnɒnˌjuːnɪˈfɔːmɪtɪ)
n
an absence or lack of uniformity or homogeneity
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Noun1.nonuniformity - the quality of being diverse and interesting
dissimilarity, unsimilarity - the quality of being dissimilar
heterogeneity, heterogeneousness - the quality of being diverse and not comparable in kind
inconsistency - the quality of being inconsistent and lacking a harmonious uniformity among things or parts
uniformness, uniformity - the quality of lacking diversity or variation (even to the point of boredom)
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Several typical indicators, such as the nonuniformity coefficient, are regarded to be better for denoting integral characteristics of intra-annual distribution of streamflow.
Then both stress nonuniformity coefficient and stress equilibrium time are analyzed under various end-surface nonparallelism conditions.
(b) Fluctuations caused by the rotary joint (left) introduce some nonuniformity in fluorescence intensity recording which in this case shows a spike at 150 degrees.
We can calculate the degree of nonuniformity of the illuminated distribution caused by the dispersion.
In particular, features of highest between-class statistical differences at the 5% level (p < 0.005 and p corrected <0.05) and of good correlation (r > [absolute value of 0.4]) with the advancing CIN grade were found in eight features: three morphological features (nucleus solidity, nucleus minor axis length, and nucleus equivalent diameter) and five textural features (4 Tamura coarseness and gray-level nonuniformity).
Signals from the sensors are registered in the data acquisition unit 6, processed in block 7, and visualized on the computer real time, which allows to control sensor signals clearly, including nonuniformity of the platform rotation.
Furthermore, the nonuniformity of the droplet distribution after impinging on the plate is decreased.
of the Tax Court would lead to greater nonuniformity, not less.
For the empty wind tunnel, the displacement thickness of the boundary layer 800 mm behind the tangential blowing slot is reduced by the tangential blowing and even vanishes in some regions along the width of the slot, but shows a large nonuniformity.
The combined nonparametric nonuniformity normalization (N3) algorithm and fuzzy-C-means (FCM-) based algorithm were used to correct the signal intensity inhomogeneity [23], and fc-means clustering (fc = 6) was used to separate the fibroglandular tissue (the lower three intensity clusters) and the fatty tissue (the higher three intensity clusters).
It is therefore important to evaluate the particle distributions within a pebble to be certain that the nonuniformity of the distributions does not exceed certain criteria.
The coexistence of excitonic lasing with the EHP lasing has been previously reported in ZnO thin film [20], which is attributed to the spatial distribution nonuniformity of the carriers in the sample.