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1. n. [Geology]

The quality of uniformity of a material. If irregularities are distributed evenly in a mixture of material, the material is homogeneous. (Compare with heterogeneity.)

Antonyms: heterogeneity

See: homogeneousanisotropyisotropy

Four conditions isotropy/anisotropy and homogeneity/heterogeneity thumbnail
Four possible conditions for isotropy/anisotropy and homogeneity/heterogeneity.