nonhomogeneous

adjective

non·​ho·​mo·​ge·​neous ˌnän-ˌhō-mə-ˈjē-nē-əs How to pronounce nonhomogeneous (audio)
-ˈjēn-yəs
: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonhomogeneous. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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