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Uniform Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
  • provide with uniforms; "The guards were uniformed"
  • not differentiated
  • the same throughout in structure or composition; "bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product"
  • evenly spaced; "at regular (or uniform) intervals"
  • always the same; showing a single form or character in all occurrences; "a street of uniform tall white buildings"

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification

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Uniform Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Uniforms are special clothes to show that a group of people belong together. The group of people will all be dressed in the same way ("uni" means "one" so the word means "one form").

People may wear uniforms for several reasons. The uniform will help the people to feel a team spirit so that they work well together. They may also help members of the public to know who they are, e.g. in a department store a customer can tell who is a member of staff, or in the street people will recognize a police officer. Uniforms may also be worn because they are practical, e.g. it might keep them safe when operating machinery or keep them clean when doing their work.

In the army soldiers wear uniform. They also wear extra things such as badges on their uniform which show how important they are (what rank they are).

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'Uniform' example sentence in quotations

* I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy. - William Westmoreland

* Every body continues in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, except insofar as it doesn't. - Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington

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Uniform Sample Sentences in News

  • Cherokee Nation Entertainment Expands Use of InvoTech Multi-Property Uniform Management System at Gaming Properties
    InvoTech Systems Inc. is growing its partnership with Cherokee Nation Entertainment by installing the InvoTech Multi-Property Uniform Management System at Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland. This is the third Cherokee Nation gaming property to utilize the system. InvoTech's Multi-Property Uniform System reduces uniform purchases by easily transferring inventory be Read more on this news related to 'Uniform'
  • Could a Uniform Program Help Your Team Avoid Decision Fatigue?
    WILMINGTON, Mass. -- The benefits of managed business uniform programs are many: they create a positive business image; build brand awareness; foster team spirit; and can instill a sense of pride and responsibility. ... Read more on this news related to 'Uniform'
  • In Jordan, feel-good gesture of changing uniform backfires
    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — It had been intended as a feel-good gesture for Jordanians still hurting over the brutal killing of one of their fighter pilots by Islamic State extremists: The city of Amman announced it would change the uniform colors of its street cleaners from orange to turquoise because the old outfits were too similar to those worn by captives executed Read more on this news related to 'Uniform'

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