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(Or "homogenous") Of uniform nature, similar in kind.
1. In the context of distributed systems, middleware makes
heterogeneous systems appear as a homogeneous entity. For
example see: interoperable network.
Constrast heterogeneous.
2. mathematics (Of a polynomial) containing terms of the
same degree with respect to all the variables, as in x^2 + 2xy
+ y^2.
3. mathematics (Of a function) containing a set of
variables such that when each is multiplied by a constant,
this constant can be eliminated without altering the value of
the function, as in cos x/y + x/y.