Associations to the word «Heterogeneous»


HETEROGENEOUS, adjective. Diverse in kind or nature; composed of diverse parts.
HETEROGENEOUS, adjective. (mathematics) Incommensurable because of different kinds.
HETEROGENEOUS, adjective. (physics) Having more than one phase (solid, liquid, gas) present in a system or process.
HETEROGENEOUS, adjective. (chemistry) Visibly consisting of different components.
HETEROGENEOUS, adjective. (computing) Of a network comprising different types of computers, potentially with vastly differing memory sizes, processing power and even basic underlying architecture; alternatively, of a data resource with multiple types of formats.
HETEROGENEOUS CATALYSES, noun. Plural of heterogeneous catalysis
HETEROGENEOUS CATALYSIS, noun. (chemistry) Catalysis in which the catalyst is present in a separate phase; normally the catalyst is a solid and the reactants are gas or liquid; it proceeds by the reaction of chemisorbed complexes.
HETEROGENEOUS MIXTURE, noun. A mixture that is separated into different regions or phases that have different compositions or properties.
HETEROGENEOUS MIXTURES, noun. Plural of heterogeneous mixture

Dictionary definition

HETEROGENEOUS, adjective. Consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature; "the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous".
HETEROGENEOUS, adjective. Originating outside the body.

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