homogenized homogenized  /hoʊ ˈmɑ dʒə ˌnaɪzd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) formed by blending unlike elements especially by reducing one element to particles and dispersing them throughout another substance
  2. (adj) made homogeneous

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Usage(s):

  1. Channel V, the Asia-wide music television channel, was one of the first to broadcast the message of homogenized hybridism.
  2. Then it is homogenized, concentrated to one-third its volume, and frozen in sealed containers.
  3. Some evidence suggests homogenized peanut butter is the culprit, other studies point to an increased use of vegetable oils.

News

  • The Banality of Evil | Yes, that includes Despicable Me 2.

    Whatever can be said of modern animated films, despite how good or bad they, are they're almost a sure bet for studios to make a killing, even when sequelizing a played franchise (Ice Age). While this has led to a lot of overly cute, homogenized pabulum, the form has pushed out some modern classics,... By Joe O'Shansky.
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Urban Tulsa

Quotes

  1. If the FCC relaxes its rules, Edwards said, radio station owners "will adopt a business model that shuts out local news and entertainment in favor of national homogenized programming."
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Bob Edwards Source: Washington Post

  2. "Consolidation in radio ownership hasn't just homogenized music formats," said Jenny Toomey, FMC Executive Director. "It has devastated the broadcast profession and virtually eliminated the ability of radio stations to provide unique coverage...
    on Aug 9, 2006 By: Jenny Toomey Source: FMQB

  3. Cultural anthropologist Victor Turner, author of The Ritual Process: Structure and Anti-Structure, explains that the liminal operates in opposition to structured society, and "secular distinctions of rank and status disappear or are homogenized".
    on Sep 5, 2008 By: Victor Turner Source: PopMatters

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