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1 being uniform; sameness, consistency.
2 an instance of this.
Phrases and idioms:
Act of Uniformity hist. any of four acts (esp. that of 1662) for securing uniformity in public worship and the use of a particular Book of Common Prayer.
Etymology: ME f. OF uniformiteacute or LL uniformitas (as UNIFORM)
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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Uniformity — may refer to: Distribution uniformity, a measure of how uniformly water is applied to the area being watered Religious uniformity, the promotion of one state religion, denomination, or philosophy to the exclusion of all other religious beliefs… … Wikipedia
Uniformity — U ni*form i*ty, n. [L. uniformitas: cf. F. uniformit[ e].] 1. The quality or state of being uniform; freedom from variation or difference; resemblance to itself at all times; sameness of action, effect, etc., under like conditions; even tenor; as … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
uniformity — I noun absence of diversity, absence of variation, conformity, consistency, constancy, continuity, equability, evenness, homogeneity, levelness, order, persistence, regularity, singleness, smoothness, stability, standardization, symmetry, unity… … Law dictionary
uniformity — early 15c., from O.Fr. uniformite (14c.), from L.L. uniformitatem (nom. uniformitas), from L. uniformis (see UNIFORM (Cf. uniform)) … Etymology dictionary
uniformity — [yo͞o΄nə fôr′mə tē] n. pl. uniformities [ME uniformite < MFr < L uniformitas] state, quality, or instance of being uniform … English World dictionary
Uniformity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Uniformity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 uniformity uniformity Sgm: N 1 homogeneity homogeneity homogeneousness Sgm: N 1 consistency consistency Sgm: N 1 connaturality connaturality connaturalness Sgm: N 1 homology … English dictionary for students
uniformity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ relative ▪ great ▪ bland ▪ cultural, religious … OF UNIFORMITY ▪ … Collocations dictionary
uniformity — [[t]ju͟ːnɪfɔ͟ː(r)mɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT If there is uniformity in something such as a system, organization, or group of countries, the same rules, ideas, or methods are applied in all parts of it. → See also uniform Spanish liberals sought to create … English dictionary
uniformity — noun 1) uniformity in tax law Syn: constancy, consistency, conformity, invariability, stability, regularity, evenness, homogeneity, equality, harmony Ant: variation 2) a dull uniformity … Thesaurus of popular words
uniformity — noun (plural ties) Date: 15th century 1. the quality or state of being uniform 2. an instance of uniformity … New Collegiate Dictionary