# make+homogeneous

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**Thermocouple**— plugged to a multimeter displaying room temperature in °C. A thermocouple is a device consisting of two different conductors (usually metal alloys) that produce a voltage proportional to a temperature difference between either end of the pair of… …82

**Malmquist bias**— For other uses of Malmquist, see Malmquist (disambiguation). The Malmquist bias refers to an effect in observational astronomy which leads to the preferential detection of intrinsically bright objects. It was first popularized in 1922 by Swedish… …83

**Homogeneity (physics)**— For other uses, see homogeneous .In physics, homogeneous mixtures are mixtures that have definite, consistent composition and properties. Particles are uniformly spread. For example, any amount of a given mixture has the same composition and… …84

**Space (mathematics)**— This article is about mathematical structures called spaces. For space as a geometric concept, see Euclidean space. For all other uses, see space (disambiguation). A hierarchy of mathematical spaces: The inner product induces a norm. The norm… …85

**japan**— japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …86

**Japan**— /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …87

**igneous rock**— Any of various crystalline or glassy, noncrystalline rocks formed by the cooling and solidification of molten earth material (magma). Igneous rocks comprise one of the three principal classes of rocks, the others being metamorphic and sedimentary …88

**Life Sciences**— ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …89

**Physical Sciences**— ▪ 2009 Introduction Scientists discovered a new family of superconducting materials and obtained unique images of individual hydrogen atoms and of a multiple exoplanet system. Europe completed the Large Hadron Collider, and China and India took… …90

**Projective plane**— See real projective plane and complex projective plane, for the cases met as manifolds of respective dimension 2 and 4 In mathematics, a projective plane has two possible definitions, one of them coming from linear algebra, and another (which is… …