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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 ?
For the sake of certainty and uniformity, therefore, the power of defining felonies in this case was in every respect necessary and proper.
If curved lines occur, they are repeated into unpleasant uniformity.
The Sperm Whale blows as a clock ticks, with the same undeviating and reliable uniformity.
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.
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.
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.
For, as it is noted, by one of the fathers, Christ's coat indeed had no seam, but the church's vesture was of divers colors; whereupon he saith, In veste varietas sit, scissura non sit; they be two things, unity and uniformity.
The trees in no two avenues are shaped alike, and consequently the eye is not fatigued with anything in the nature of monotonous uniformity.
The distant flat shrank in uniform whiteness and low-hanging uniformity of cloud.
Therefore Marilla conceived it to be her duty to drill Anne into a tranquil uniformity of disposition as impossible and alien to her as to a dancing sunbeam in one of the brook shallows.
But, less inexorable than iron, steal, and brass, it brought its varying seasons even into that wilderness of smoke and brick, and made the only stand that ever was made in the place against its direful uniformity.
If there exist organic beings which never intercross, uniformity of character can be retained amongst them, as long as their conditions of life remain the same, only through the principle of inheritance, and through natural selection destroying any which depart from the proper type; but if their conditions of life change and they undergo modification, uniformity of character can be given to their modified offspring, solely by natural selection preserving the same favourable variations.