Definition of evenness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈiːvənnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːvənnəs//
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  1. 1the quality of being calm and not changing or becoming upset What she liked in him was his evenness of temper.
  2. 2the fact of not changing much in amount, speed, etc. She possessed a voice of immaculate beauty and evenness of tone.
  3. 3the fact of being equal or the same for each person, team, place, etc. The population declines took place with remarkable evenness across the nation.
  4. 4the fact that two people or teams are equally balanced or of an equal standard The score, 6–6, illustrated the evenness of the contest.
  5. 5the quality of being smooth, level and flat Results will be affected by the degree of evenness of the surface.
  6. 6the fact of being equally spaced and the same size She admired the evenness of his teeth.