Definition of heterogeneous
: consisting of dissimilar or diverse ingredients or constituents : mixed an ethnically heterogeneous population
Examples of heterogeneous in a sentence
the seating in the hall was a heterogeneous collection of old school desk chairs, wood and metal folding chairs, and even a few plush theater seats
Recent Examples of heterogeneous from the web
Some have homogenous populations and others more heterogeneous.
Mr. Gordon has drawn all the material from the heterogeneous archives of Visual AIDS, an organization that has been preserving, exhibiting and promoting work by H.I.V.-positive artists since 1988.
There’s no quick fix, but Johnson and her colleagues say they are committed to engaging in the effort, and helping cadets navigate an increasingly heterogeneous Air Force after graduation.
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Origin and Etymology of heterogeneous
Medieval Latin heterogeneus, from Greek heterogenēs, from heter- + genos kind — more at kin
First Known Use: 1630
HETEROGENEOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heterogeneous for English Language Learners
: made up of parts that are different
Medical Definition of heterogeneous
: not uniform in structure or composition tumors which have a heterogeneous composition by reason of structure and presence of necrosis—Year Book of Endocrinology
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