Definitions

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  • adj. Not uniform
  • adj. Not having the same instantaneous velocity at all points

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  • adj. not homogeneous

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He said it was created in part to prevent "diverse, nonuniform and confusing cigarette labeling and advertising regulations."

    Judge Bans NYC's Gruesome Anti-Smoking Ads: Fair?

  • “The High Line was actually reacting to us, as we moved forward,” concurred Standard architect Todd Schliemann, whom Mr. Balazs selected for the complicated project based on his nonuniform sensibilities and technical prowess.

    The Last Cool Building

  • The dollar's "nonuniform reaction to the report, coupled with headline figures coming in on expectations, suggests that the current selloff has little to do with risk aversion and market sentiment," said Michael Woolfolk, senior currency strategist at Bank of New York Mellon in an email note.

    China to Open Yuan's Role in Trade

  • He wrote “The theory that corresponds exactly to so nonuniform a motion through the greatest part of the heavens, and that observes the same laws as the theory of the planets and that agrees exactly with exact astronomical observations cannot fail to be true.”

    Guest Post: Tom Levenson on Isaac Newton as the First Cosmologist

  • April 24, 2008 at 2: 37 pm | Reply ohio homeowners insurance … optometry! hoisting nonuniform motorcars pitfall … home owners insurance in philadelphia pa Says:

    TechCrunch review « Notes from the BillMonk

  • Forget nasty complex unpredictable memory caches: have a nonuniform physical address space with regions of memory of varying speed and let the OS use the virtual memory system to allocate pages to regions based upon application hints and/or access statistics.

    Snell-Pym » 2008 » April

  • If that is correct, then if some substances, too, were causes, causation would be a drastically nonuniform phenomenon.

    Incompatibilist (Nondeterministic) Theories of Free Will

  • The American Bar Association left most of the law alone; it concerned itself with fields of law whose implications crossed state lines: the law of migratory divorce, for example, and commercial law, both of which were notoriously nonuniform.

    A History of American Law

  • The law was wildly nonuniform, full of “unpardonable differences and distinctions.”

    A History of American Law

  • These nonuniform distributions are real and do not merely reflect differences in exploration effort.

    Limits to Exploitation of Nonrenewable Resources (historical)

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