1. [syn: homogeneous, homogenous]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Homogeneous \Ho`mo*ge"ne*ous\, a. [Gr. ?; ? the same + ? race,
kind: cf. F. homog[`e]ne. See Same, and Kin.]
1. 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. (Alg.) Possessing the same number of factors of a given
kind; as, a homogeneous polynomial.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit
homogeneous group" [syn: homogeneous, homogenous]
[ant: heterogeneous, heterogenous]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
95 Moby Thesaurus words for "homogeneous":
accordant, akin, alike, aped, austere, automatic, balanced, bare,
basic, chaste, comparable, consimilar, consistent, consonant,
constant, continuous, copied, correspondent, counterfeit,
elementary, equable, equal, ersatz, essential, even, fake,
favoring, flat, following, fundamental, homely, homespun,
identical, imitated, imitation, immutable, indivisible, invariable,
irreducible, level, like, measured, mechanical, mere, methodic,
mimicked, mock, monolithic, nearly reproduced, not unlike,
of a piece, ordered, orderly, persistent, phony, plain, primal,
primary, pure, pure and simple, regular, resembling, robotlike,
severe, similar, simon-pure, simple, simulated, single,
smacking of, smooth, something like, spare, stable, stark,
steadfast, steady, suggestive of, synthetic, systematic, unadorned,
unbroken, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, uncluttered,
undeviating, undifferenced, undifferentiated, undiversified,
uniform, uniform with, unruffled, unvaried, unvarying
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):
(Or "homogenous") Of uniform nature, similar in kind.
1. In the context of distributed systems, middleware makes
heterogeneous systems appear as a homogeneous entity. For
example see: interoperable network.
2. (Of a polynomial) containing terms of the
same degree with respect to all the variables, as in x^2 + 2xy
3. (Of a function) containing a set of
variables such that when each is multiplied by a constant,
this constant can be eliminated without altering the value of
the function, as in cos x/y + x/y.
4. (of an equation) containing a homogeneous
function made equal to 0.