Het`er*o*ge"ne*ous(?), a. [Gr. ; + race, kind; akin to E. kin: cf. F. htrogne.] Differing in kind; having unlike qualities; possessed of different characteristics; dissimilar; -- opposed to homogeneous, and said of two or more connected objects, or of a conglomerate mass, considered in respect to the parts of which it is made up. -- Het`er*o*ge"ne*ous*ly, adv. -- Het`er*o*ge"ne*ous*ness, n.
(Gram.), nouns having different genders in the singular and plural numbers; as, hic locus, of the masculine gender in the singular, and hi loci and hc loca, both masculine and neuter in the plural; hoc clum, neuter in the singular; hi cli, masculine in the plural. --
(Math.), such quantities as are incapable of being compared together in respect to magnitude, and surfaces and solids. --
(Math.), surds having different radical signs.
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