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1. adj. [Geology]

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

Antonyms: heterogeneous

See: homogeneityanisotropicisotropic

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