inhomogeneity

noun in·ho·mo·ge·ne·i·ty \ (ˌ)in-ˌhō-mə-jə-ˈnē-ə-tē , -ˈnā- also nonstandard -ˈnī- ; especially British -ˌhä-mə- \

Definition of inhomogeneity

plural inhomogeneities
1 : the condition or an instance of not being homogeneous
2 : a part that is not homogeneous with the larger uniform mass in which it occurs; especially : a localized collection of matter in the universe

inhomogeneous

play \(ˌ)in-ˌhō-mə-ˈjē-nē-əs, -nyəs\ adjective

First Known Use of inhomogeneity

1899

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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inhomogeneity

noun in·ho·mo·ge·ne·ity \ ˌin-ˌhō-mə-jə-ˈnē-ət-ē, -ˈnā-; esp British -ˌhäm-ə- \

medical Definition of inhomogeneity

plural inhomogeneities
: lack of homogeneity

inhomogeneous

play \ˌin-ˌhō-mə-ˈjē-nē-əs\ adjective

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