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adjective 
  1. diverse, Diverse in kind or nature; composed of diverse parts.
  2. (mathematics) incommensurable, Incommensurable because of different kinds.
  3. (physics): Having more than one phase (solid, liquid, gas) present in a system or process.
  4. (chemistry): Visibly consisting of different components.
  5. (information technology): A network comprising different types of computers, potentially with vastly differing memory sizes, processing power and even basic underlying architecture. Alternatively, a data resource with multiple types of formats.
Etymology: Prefix hetero- + gene + -ous.


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