homogenized

adjective
ho·​mog·​e·​nized | \ hō-ˈmä-jə-ˌnīzd How to pronounce homogenized (audio) , hə- \

Definition of homogenized

1 : having its particles uniformly small and evenly distributed : subjected to homogenization homogenized latex specifically : having its fat globules mechanically broken down into uniformly dispersed suspended droplets homogenized milk
2 : uniform in structure or composition : homogenous … tests of reading … typically contain passages that are bland, homogenized, sanitized, and boring.— Diane Ravitch … presents a somewhat simplified and homogenized view of the complex reality that is Latin American politics.— Tony Phillips When it comes to the stuff we own, we're living in an increasingly homogenized world. Same clothes, same cars, same watches, same everything.— Scott Christian

First Known Use of homogenized

1891, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Homogenized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homogenized. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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