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Definition of "uniform" []

  • Always the same, as in character or degree; unvarying. (adjective)
  • Conforming to one principle, standard, or rule; consistent. (adjective)
  • Being the same as or consonant with another or others. (adjective)
  • Unvaried in texture, color, or design. (adjective)
  • A distinctive outfit intended to identify those who wear it as members of a specific group. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "uniform" in a sentence
  • "'A uniform rod '(it is a marvellous act of mercy that the examiner invented it _uniform_; it is strange that its thickness did not vary in some complicated manner, and become a veritable birch-rod!)' of length"
  • "We call its motion a uniform translation (“uniform” because it is of constant velocity and direction, “translation” because although the carriage changes its position relative to the embankment yet it does not rotate in so doing)."
  • "Such curves are constructed by taking a small piece and observing and recording the temperature of the mass at uniform intervals of time during a _uniform_ heating or cooling."