heterogeneous heterogeneous  /ˌhɛ tə rə ˈdʒin jəs/


  1. (adj) consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature
  2. (adj) originating outside the body


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  1. Yet few people are as biologically heterogeneous as the Jews.
  2. Liberal academics, defending the trend toward de-emphasis of the classics, responded that Bloom's prescriptions are unsuited to a society as heterogeneous as America's.
  3. But the ominous context of a deadly rampage this week in Antwerp has left Belgians anxious about the state of ethnic relations in their prosperous but heterogeneous country.


  1. WSO2 Launches WSO2 Stratos 2.0, the Industry’s Most Complete, Open Enterprise-Grade PaaS Available Today

    Just as enterprises have achieved flexibility and innovation from implementing heterogeneous environments on-premises, they now seek to extend these benefits into the cloud. Today, WSO2 debuted its answer to this growing demand with the launch of WSO2 Stratos 2.0, the industry’s most complete, open enterprise-grade platform as a service .
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. HotLink Expands Channel Program to European Partners

    HotLink® Corporation , the market leader in transformation solutions for heterogeneous virtualization management, today announced it is expanding its value added reseller (VAR) program to select partners in Europe.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Linux

  3. Intel Announces New Enterprise Xeons, More Powerful Xeon Phi Cards

    MojoKid writes "Intel announced a set of new enterprise products today aimed at furthering its strengths in the TOP500 supercomputing market. As of today, the Chinese Tiahne-2 supercomputer (aka Milky Way 2) is now the fastest supercomputer on the planet at roughly ~54PFLOPs. Intel is putting its own major push behind heterogeneous computing with the Tianhe-2. Each node contains two Ivy Bridge ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Slashdot


  1. First, when asked why he supported the decision in Roe, Biden said "Because it's as close to a consensus that can exist in a society as heterogeneous as ours."
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: National Post

  2. "The industry is in a little bit of a panic about how to program multi-core processors, especially heterogeneous ones," said Moore.
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: Charles H. Moore Source: EETimes.com

  3. "Making today's data center ITIL compliant is no easy task. Heterogeneous systems, ad hoc processes and constant change make it impossible to achieve the required insight and control through traditional tools," said Tim Howes, CTO at Opsware...
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: Tim Howes Source: Business Wire (press release)

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