from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of the same or similar nature or kind: "a tight-knit, homogeneous society” ( James Fallows).
- adj. Uniform in structure or composition throughout.
- adj. Mathematics Consisting of terms of the same degree or elements of the same dimension.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of the same kind; alike, similar.
- adj. Having the same composition throughout; of uniform make-up.
- adj. in the same state of matter.
- adj. Of which the properties of a smaller set apply to the whole; scalable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of the same kind of nature; consisting of similar parts, or of elements of the like nature; -- opposed to heterogeneous
- adj. Possessing the same number of factors of a given kind.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the same kind; essentially like; of the same nature: said especially of parts of one whole: opposed to heterogeneous.
- Having parts of only one kind; composed of similar parts or congruous elements. See heterogeneous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. all of the same or similar kind or nature
From Medieval Latin homogeneus, from Greek homogenēs : homo-, homo- + genos, kind; see heterogeneous.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Medieval Latin homogeneus, from Ancient Greek ὁμογενής ("of the same race, family or kind"), from ὁμός (homos, "same") + γένος (genos, "kind"). Compare homo- ("same") and -ous, adjectival suffix. (Wiktionary)