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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Unevenness in quality or performance.

Usage examples (38)
  • (I'm the first to admit that there is a certain patchiness to the collection.
  • Now, that kind of patchiness could reflect horizontal heat transport as wella s vertical, but it MUST have involved oceanic transport, not simply sea-air transport.
  • What seems to be emerging is that heterogeneity, or "patchiness", and diversity is very much more important to nature than an ecologically correct apartheid between...
  • This patchiness caters to the majority of wildlife that need all age classes to meet their needs. for more
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