from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The quality or state of being heterogeneous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Diversity
  • n. A composition of diverse parts

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being heterogeneous; contrariety.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or state of being heterogeneous; composition from dissimilar parts; difference in kind or quality; disparateness; dissimilarity.
  • n. A dissimilarity of structure in different parts of an organism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality of being diverse and not comparable in kind


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