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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

  • ProPhotonix Launches Highly Uniform LED Line Light at Vision 2014, Stuttgart, Germany
    ProPhotonix Limited , a designer and manufacturer of LED illumination systems and laser diode modules with operations in Ireland and the United Kingdom, today announces a new highly uniform line light ... Read more on this news related to 'Uniform'
  • Superior Uniform Group Announces Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Operating Results
    SEMINOLE, Fla. -- Superior Uniform Group, Inc. , manufacturer of uniforms, career apparel and accessories, today announced that for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014, net sales were $52.3 million ... Read more on this news related to 'Uniform'
  • Miami cop nabbed on charges he protected drug deals while in uniform
    MIAMI (Reuters) - A Miami police officer was arrested on Wednesday on drug trafficking charges for allegedly, while in uniform, providing armed protection for two separate cocaine sales, police said. The officer, identified as Jose Maldonado Dick, was arrested after video, phone calls and text messages linked him to two cocaine deals in the parking lot of a Miami Read more on this news related to 'Uniform'

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