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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Regulation  \Reg`u*la"tion\  (-l?"sh?n),  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  regulating,  or  the  state  of  being  regulated. 
 
  The  temper  and  regulation  of  our  own  minds. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  A  rule  or  order  prescribed  for  management  or  government; 
  prescription;  a  regulating  principle;  a  governing 
  direction;  precept;  law;  as  the  regulations  of  a  society 
  or  a  school. 
 
  {Regulation  sword},  {cap},  {uniform},  etc  (Mil.),  a  sword, 
  cap,  uniform,  etc.,  of  the  kind  or  quality  prescribed  by 
  the  official  regulations. 
 
  Syn:  {Law};  rule  method;  principle;  order  precept.  See 
  {Law}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Uniform  \U"ni*form\,  n.  [F.  uniforme.  See  {Uniform},  a.] 
  A  dress  of  a  particular  style  or  fashion  worn  by  persons  in 
  the  same  service  or  order  by  means  of  which  they  have  a 
  distinctive  appearance;  as  the  uniform  of  the  artillery,  of 
  the  police,  of  the  Freemasons,  etc 
 
  There  are  many  things  which  a  soldier  will  do  in  his 
  plain  clothes  which  he  scorns  to  do  in  his  uniform. 
  --F.  W. 
  Robertson 
 
  {In  full  uniform}  (Mil.),  wearing  the  whole  of  the  prescribed 
  uniform,  with  ornaments,  badges  of  rank,  sash,  side  arms, 
  etc 
 
  {Uniform  sword},  an  officer's  sword  of  the  regulation  pattern 
  prescribed  for  the  army  or  navy. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Uniform  \U"ni*form\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  clothe  with  a  uniform;  as  to  uniform  a  company  of 
  soldiers. 
 
  2.  To  make  conformable.  [Obs.]  --Sir  P.  Sidney. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Uniform  \U"ni*form\,  a.  [L.  uniformis;  unus  one  +  forma  from: 
  cf  F.  uniforme.] 
  1.  Having  always  the  same  form  manner,  or  degree;  not 
  varying  or  variable;  unchanging;  consistent;  equable; 
  homogenous;  as  the  dress  of  the  Asiatics  has  been  uniform 
  from  early  ages;  the  temperature  is  uniform;  a  stratum  of 
  uniform  clay.  --Whewell. 
 
  2.  Of  the  same  form  with  others  agreeing  with  each  other 
  conforming  to  one  rule  or  mode;  consonant. 
 
  The  only  doubt  is  .  .  .  how  far  churches  are  bound 
  to  be  uniform  in  their  ceremonies.  --Hooker. 
 
  {Uniform  matter},  that  which  is  all  of  the  same  kind  and 
  texture;  homogenous  matter. 
 
  {Uniform  motion},  the  motion  of  a  body  when  it  passes  over 
  equal  spaces  in  equal  times;  equable  motion.  --Hutton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  uniform 
  adj  1:  always  the  same  showing  a  single  form  or  character  in  all 
  occurrences;  "a  street  of  uniform  tall  white 
  buildings"  [syn:  {unvarying}]  [ant:  {multiform}] 
  2:  the  same  throughout  in  structure  or  composition;  "bituminous 
  coal  is  often  treated  as  a  consistent  and  homogeneous 
  product"  [syn:  {consistent}] 
  3:  not  differentiated  [syn:  {undifferentiated}]  [ant:  {differentiated}] 
  4:  evenly  spaced;  "at  regular  (or  uniform)  intervals" 
  n  :  dress  of  distinctive  design  worn  by  members  of  a  particular 
  group  as  a  means  of  identification 
  v  :  put  breeches  on 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  UNIFORM 
 
  An  intermediate  language  developed  for  reverse  engineering 
  both  {COBOL}  and  {Fortran}. 
 
  ["The  REDO  Compendium",  H.  van  Zuylen  ed  Wiley  1993]. 
 
  (1994-12-06) 
 
 




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