Meaning of UNIFORM in English
/ ˈjuːnɪfɔːm; NAmE -fɔːrm/ noun , adjective
[ C , U ] the special set of clothes worn by all members of an organization or a group at work, or by children at school :
a military / police / nurse's uniform
soldiers in uniform
The hat is part of the school uniform .
Do you have to wear uniform ?
not varying; the same in all parts and at all times :
uniform rates of pay
The walls were a uniform grey.
Growth has not been uniform across the country.
uniform lines of terraced houses (= they all looked the same)
► uni·form·ity / ˌjuːnɪˈfɔːməti; NAmE / noun [ U , sing. ]:
They tried to ensure uniformity across the different departments.
the drab uniformity of the houses
► uni·form·ly adverb :
The principles were applied uniformly across all the departments.
The quality is uniformly high.
Pressure must be uniformly distributed over the whole surface.
mid 16th cent. (as an adjective): from French uniforme or Latin uniformis (see uni- , form ). The current sense of the noun dates from the mid 18th cent.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005