What are heterogeneous?

  • (adj): Consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature.
    Example: "The population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous"
    Synonyms: heterogenous
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on heterogeneous:

Heterogeneous Catalysis
... In chemistry, heterogeneous catalysis refers to the form of catalysis where the phase of the catalyst differs from that of the reactants ... The great majority of practical heterogeneous catalysts are solids and the great majority of reactants are gases or liquids ... Heterogeneous catalysis is of paramount importance in many areas of the chemical and energy industries ...
Thomas H. Heaton - Research - Earthquake Rupture Physics and Crustal Stress
... particularly interested in understanding the origins of spatially heterogeneous slip in earthquakes ... that slip in earthquakes and stress in the earth’s crust are spatially heterogeneous, and perhaps fractal ... and looking for conditions that are required to sustain the observed heterogeneous characteristics of stress and slip in cycles of earthquakes ...
Heterogeneous Ribonucleoprotein Particle
... Heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoproteins (hnRNPs) are complexes of RNA and protein present in the cell nucleus during gene transcription and subsequent post-t ... The proteins involved in the hnRNP complexes are collectively known as heterogeneous ribonucleoproteins ...
Homogeneous And Heterogeneous Reactions - Heterogeneity
... Heterogeneity is the state of being heterogeneous ... In general, a heterogeneous entity is composed of dissimilar parts, hence the constituents are of a different kind ... Various disciplines understand heterogeneity, or being heterogeneous, in different ways ...
John Meurig Thomas - Selected Bibliography
... Introduction to the Principles of Heterogeneous Catalysis, 1967, Academic Press ... Principles and Practice of Heterogeneous Catalysis, 1997, Wiley ... Design and Applications of Single-Site Heterogeneous Catalysts Contributions to Green Chemistry, Clean Technology and Sustainability, 2012, Imperial College Press ...

More definitions of "heterogeneous":

  • (adj): Originating outside the body.
    Synonyms: heterogenous