U`ni*form"i*ty(?), n. [L. uniformitas: cf. F. uniformit.] 1. The quality or state of being uniform; freedom from variation or difference; resemblance to itself at all times; sameness of action, effect, etc., under like conditions; even tenor; as, the uniformity of design in a poem; the uniformity of nature.
2. Consistency; sameness; as, the
uniformity of a man's opinions.
3. Similitude between the parts of a whole; as, the
uniformity of sides in a regular figure; beauty is said to consist in
uniformity with variety.
4. Continued or unvaried sameness or likeness.
5. Conformity to a pattern or rule; resemblance, consonance, or agreement; as, the
uniformity of different churches in ceremonies or rites.
Act of Uniformity
(Eng. Hist.), an act of Parliament, passed in 1661, prescribing the form of public prayers, administration of sacraments, and other rites of the Established Church of England. Its provisions were modified by the "Act of Uniformity Amendment Act," of 1872.
New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site
You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:
<form action="http://www.freedict.co.uk/search.php" method="post"> <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;"> <a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://www.freedict.co.uk/" title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a> <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" /> <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" /> </p> </form>
Sun 09th December 2018