homogenization homogenization  /hoʊ ˈmɑ dʒə nɪ ˌzeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of making something homogeneous or uniform in composition

Usage(s):

  1. In an era of instant communication and accelerated trade, those cultural exchanges have exploded, leading to something closer to cultural homogenization.
  2. Instead, it is often wise to accommodate those pushingfor ethnic separation, segregation and homogenizationeven ifthat means partitioning entire nations to reduce violence.
  3. Some young Europeans see a downside to all this cultural convergence: it often feels like homogenization.

News

  1. Ross Inline High Shear Mixers

    Hauppauge, NY – Ross Inline High Shear Mixers are a versatile choice for general purpose mixing, powder wet-out, particle size reduction, solubilization, emulsification and homogenization. This type of device features a four-blade rotor running within a close tolerance fixed stator at tip speeds in the range of 3,000-4,000 ft/min, with ultra-high shear designs running at tip speeds over 11 ...
    on August 27, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Ross Introduces Inline High Shear Mixers

    Ross Inline High Shear Mixers are a versatile choice for general purpose mixing, powder wet-out, particle size reduction, solubilization, emulsification and homogenization.
    on August 27, 2013     Source: ChemicalOnline

Quotes

  1. "Homogenization is good for milk, but bad for ideas," said Patric Verrone, president of the Writers Guild of America, west.
    on Oct 3, 2006 By: Patric Verrone Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Quindlen added, "In my own business, fear is the ultimate enemy. It accounts for censorship, obfuscation, the homogenization of the news when sharp, free, fearless news is more necessary than ever before ...... Too often our public discourse fears...
    on May 21, 2006 By: Anna Quindlen Source: Hamilton College News

  3. "It was the coming of the Reagan era," Maltin says. "There was a growing conservatism, a backlash to the unabashed freedom of the let-it-all-hang-out era and also simultaneously the homogenization of the studio system."
    on Feb 12, 2004 By: Leonard Maltin Source: Providence Journal

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