evenness evenness  /ˈivənNəs/


  1. (n) the parity of even numbers (divisible by two)
  2. (n) a quality of uniformity and lack of variation
  3. (n) the quality of being balanced



  1. He can trill with the relentless evenness of a mechanical drill.
  2. It can spin out a slow tune with almost cello-like evenness, or take on a raucous bite in a fast rhythm.
  3. There should be more thinking in the news business everywhere on this issue of responsibility and evenness, not less.


  • Consumer Reports: Weber Tops Mid-Size, Small Grill Ratings

    In Consumer Reports' tests, the top-rated, mid-sized Weber Spirit SP-320, $600, and small-sized Weber Spirit E-220, $450, preheated quickly and evenly, and were superb at high- and low-temperature evenness. And both have electronic igniters and long burner warranties, which are among Consumer Reports' desirable features for gas grills.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant


  1. "That general evenness over the competition because of the salary cap and the draft ...... the difference between the best and worst is a bit less," Matthews said. "So the ability to go from up to down or vice versa is just extraordinary."
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: Leigh Matthews Source: The West Australian

  2. "I suppose that is a good accolade for us, that although we aren't able to get any All-Australians in that final 40, we're still able to finish in the top eight," Clement said. "I suppose that is a testament to the evenness of the side and...
    on Sep 5, 2007 By: James Clement Source: Brisbane Times

  3. "Obviously we want all of those players to stay in rugby league but our salary cap system is too important, not only in terms of the evenness of the playing talent of the comp, but in terms of the viability financially of our clubs to go making...
    on Mar 22, 2006 By: David Gallop Source: The Age

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