non·​ho·​mo·​ge·​neous ˌnän-ˌhō-mə-ˈjē-nē-əs How to pronounce nonhomogeneous (audio)
: made up of different types of people or things : not homogeneous
nonhomogeneous neighborhoods
the nonhomogenous atmosphere of the planet
a nonhomogenous distribution of particles

Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonhomogeneous was in 1853

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“Nonhomogeneous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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