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Uniform

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Not differentiated
(2)   The same throughout in structure or composition
"Bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product"
(3)   Evenly spaced
"At regular (or uniform) intervals"
(4)   Always the same; showing a single form or character in all occurrences
"A street of uniform tall white buildings"

noun


(5)   Clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification

verb


(6)   Provide with uniforms
"The guards were uniformed"
Wiktonary



English


Adjective



  1. Unvarying; all the same.
  2. Consistent; conforming to one standard.

Noun



  1. A distinctive outfit as a means of identifying members of a group.
  2. Phonetic equivalent for the letter U in the ICAO spelling alphabet, informally known as the NATO phonetic alphabet.
  3. A uniformed police officer (as opposed to a detective).
    • 1996, S. J. Rozan, Concourse, Macmillan, ISBN 0-312-95944-3, page 265,
      Skeletor held the gun against Speedo’s head, held Speedo between himself and the cops who stood, motionless and futile, where they’d stopped. Robinson, Lindfors, Carter, three uniforms and I watched helpless as Skeletor, dragging Speedy with him, inched out the gate, started backing down the hill.
    • 2001, Christine Wiltz, The Last Madam: A Life in the New Orleans Underworld, Da Capo Press, ISBN 0-306-81012-3, page 113,
      Four men flew out of it, three uniforms and one in what appeared to be an English riding outfit—boots, whip, the whole nine yards. He called out, “I’m the superintendent of police.”
    • 2004, Will Christopher Baer, Penny Dreadful, MacAdam/Cage Publishing, ISBN 1-931561-81-8, page 81,
      Eyes to the front now and there was the body, a lump of black and brown. Moon counted three uniforms and a photographer, the medical examiner and his assistant.