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uniform

adjective uni·form \ ˈyü-nə-ˌfȯrm \

Definition of uniform

1 :having always the same form, manner, or degree :not varying or variable
  • uniform procedures
2 :consistent in conduct or opinion
  • uniform interpretation of laws
3 :of the same form with others :conforming to one rule or mode :consonant
4 :presenting an unvaried appearance of surface, pattern, or color
  • uniform red brick houses
5 :relating to or being convergence of a series whose terms are functions in such manner that the absolute value of the difference between the sum of the first n terms of the series and the sum of all terms can be made arbitrarily small for all values of the domain of the functions by choosing the nth term sufficiently far along in the series

uniformly

play \ˈyü-nə-ˌfȯrm-lē, ˌyü-nə-ˈfȯrm-\ adverb

uniformness

play \ˈyü-nə-ˌfȯrm-nəs\ noun

Examples of uniform in a Sentence

  1. The museum is kept at a uniform temperature to protect the artifacts.

  2. All departments have uniform training standards.

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Origin and Etymology of uniform

Middle English uniforme, from Middle French, from Latin uniformis, from uni- + -formis -form


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uniform

verb

Definition of uniform

transitive verb
1 :to bring into uniformity
2 :to clothe with a uniform

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First Known Use of uniform

circa 1681


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uniform

noun

Definition of uniform

:dress of a distinctive design or fashion worn by members of a particular group and serving as a means of identification; broadly :distinctive or characteristic clothing

Examples of uniform in a Sentence

  1. the band uniform was brown with red and white stripes

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First Known Use of uniform

1748

uniform Synonyms


Uniform

Definition of Uniform

a communications code word for the letter u

First Known Use of uniform

1956

Other Alphabet Terms



UNIFORM Defined for English Language Learners

uniform

adjective

Definition of uniform for English Language Learners

  • : not varying or changing : staying the same at all times, in all places, or for all parts or members


uniform

noun

Definition of uniform for English Language Learners

  • : a special kind of clothing that is worn by all the members of a group or organization (such as an army or team)


UNIFORM Defined for Kids

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uniform

adjective uni·form \ ˈyü-nə-ˌfȯrm \

Definition of uniform for Students

:always the same in form, manner, appearance, or degree throughout or over time
  • a uniform temperature
  • uniform procedures

uniformly

adverb
  • The trees are uniformly spaced.

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uniform

noun

Definition of uniform for Students

:special clothing worn by members of a particular group (as an army)

Law Dictionary

uniform

adjective uni·form

legal Definition of uniform

:of, relating to, or based on a uniform act


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