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Definitions of uniform

  1. the same throughout in structure or composition; " bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product"
  2. not differentiated
  3. provide with uniforms; " The guards were uniformed"
  4. clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
  5. evenly spaced; " at regular ( or uniform) intervals"
  6. always the same; showing a single form or character in all occurrences; " a street of uniform tall white buildings"
  7. 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.
  8. Of the same form with others; agreeing with each other; conforming to one rule or mode; consonant.
  9. 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.
  10. To clothe with a uniform; as, to uniform a company of soldiers.
  11. To make conformable.
  12. Not changing in form; the same as others in form, manner, or character.
  13. An official belonging to a particular class or profession.
  14. Having one or the same form: having always the same manner or character: consistent with itself: agreeing with another.
  15. A dress or livery of the same kind for persons who belong to the same kind for persons who belong to the same body, as of a soldier.
  16. UNIFORMLY.
  17. A dress of the same kind worn by members of one body, or soldiers of one regiment.
  18. Having the same form; agreeing; consistent with itself.
  19. To put into uniform.
  20. To make uniform.
  21. Being the same or alike.
  22. Agreeing with each other; harmonious.
  23. A dress of uniform style and appearance, as worn by soldiers, etc.
  24. Having always the same form and manner; not variable; consistent with itself; not different; of the same form with others; equable; regular.
  25. A dress of the same kind to distinguish persons who belong to the same body; the regulation full- dress of an officer or soldier.
  26. Having always the same form, manner, or character; not different; not variable; regular.
  27. An official or state dress; the particular dress of soldiers; a livery for a policeman, a gaoler, & c.
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Quotes of uniform

  1. I took my waitress uniform Seemed fitting. – Shiri Appleby
  2. You don't need a uniform color: We used a mixture of brick red, browns and grays, and then threw in seashells, branches and various types of rock, so our walls ended up looking like cave paintings! – Randy Bachman
  3. We call ourselves a free nation, and yet we let ourselves be told what cabs we can and can't take by a man at a hotel door, simply because he has a drum major's uniform on. – Robert Benchley
  4. I never want to quit playing ball. They'll have to cut this uniform off of me to get me out of it. – Roy Campanella
  5. Michael Jordan always wore his Carolina shorts under his Bulls' uniform – Lorrie Fair
  6. For the source of any characteristic so widespread and uniform as this adaptation to environment we must go back to the very beginning of the human race. – Ellsworth Huntington
  7. If there is a gay uniform the differences are in how each man coordinates the details: the brand and cut of the jeans, the design of belts and boots, the haircut, the number and size of earrings. – Lance Loud
  8. Votes in federal elections are cast and counted in a highly decentralized and variable fashion, with no uniform ballots and few national standards. – Thomas E. Mann
  9. If you could equate the amount of time and effort put in mentally and physically into succeeding on the baseball field and measured it by the dirt on your uniform mine would have been black. – Mike Schmidt
  10. The elections that have taken place in these countries are a reflection of the lure of Democracy, and the resilience of our men and women in uniform who helped bring freedom to many who never knew what the word truly meant. – Jim Sensenbrenner
  11. I could see myself in a white nurse's uniform working unnoticed for many years and at last dying, unknown, unmarried and unsung. – Kate Smith
  12. Everyone agrees that our ultimate goal is to establish a free, open and democratic Iraqi government and bring our men and women in uniform home as soon as possible. – James T. Walsh
  13. In preseason camp, there are no friends. when newcomers arrive trying to take not only your job, but maybe your best friend's job, you work together to try to help each other. Everyone is an outsider until you're given a uniform – Sue Wicks
  14. We need to put undercover security armed people at the curbside of the terminal with the uniform of policemen. We need to protect the terminal. We need to protect the security checkpoint, the gate, the aircraft, the perimeter. – Isaac Yeffet

Usage examples for uniform

  1. She knew,- she must have known, instantly- that he was Anthony March, but his uniform suggested Rush and drew her over toward him just as though she had actually believed him to be her brother. – Mary Wollaston by Henry Kitchell Webster
  2. It is Banks, out of uniform – The Jervaise Comedy by J. D. Beresford
  3. He was a handsome fellow, I liked to see him in his uniform – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  4. When Jane returned to her room, the girls had her uniform all ready for her to step into. – Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines by Ruthe S. Wheeler
  5. As it called for full uniform I begged off. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  6. Why, I know a man who see him in a German uniform before the war began. – Leaves in the Wind by A. G. Gardiner
  7. I could see that his uniform was new. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  8. And you wear the uniform of the life- guard- you are a lieutenant! – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  9. Now, in the uniform of a major, he stood stalwart and erect. – "The Pomp of Yesterday" by Joseph Hocking
  10. He couldn't see the man's clothing very plainly but he could tell it was a patrolman's uniform – The Happy Man by Gerald Wilburn Page
  11. I never saw him look so handsome as he does in his uniform – Those Dale Girls by Frank Weston Carruth
  12. Behind them was quite a crowd of men in uniform and several gentlemen were there. – The Story of the Amulet by E. Nesbit
  13. The captain took me ashore, dressed in a neat uniform and I rather fancied myself in it. – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  14. Nearly uniform processes of work are maintained and the workers in the different establishments need about the same kinds of abilities and degrees of skill. – Wage Earning and Education by R. R. Lutz
  15. He was a young fellow, wearing the uniform of a common soldier of the line. – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau
  16. The driver was again a policeman in the gray police uniform – The Telenizer by Don Thompson
  17. I'm in uniform you ain't. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  18. For this was a uniform portion of the great scheme. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  19. Neither of them wore his uniform as they remained as they had dressed for the duty they were to do on board of the Teaser. – Within The Enemy's Lines SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  20. I dressed quickly, and this time put on my uniform – The Spy in Black by J. Storer Clouston