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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

  • 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 Uniform
    Active Duty National Guard Airman 1st Class Jessika N. Bennett graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Bennett is the daughter of Barbara and Russell Bennett, of Marysville, and Sharon Golden of Pekin, Illinois. Read more on this news related to 'Uniform'
  • Superior Uniform Group, Inc. Reports Operating Results for 2014
    SEMINOLE, Fla. -- Superior Uniform Group, Inc. , manufacturer of uniforms, image apparel and accessories, today announced its fourth quarter and year-end operating results for 2014. Read more on this news related to 'Uniform'

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