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homogenize

[hə′mäj·ə‚nīz]
(metallurgy)
To hold metal at a high temperature long enough to eliminate by diffusion any chemical segregation of the components.
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Shoppers are not the sole losers from the homogenisation of high streets around the world.
The drive, in its 15th year, is run by environmental charity Common Ground, which campaigns for local distinctiveness and against homogenisation of towns and cities with the help of Defra funding
The HD homogenisation device at the heart of the unit minimises energy consumption and the efficient oil temperature control system ensures minimum water consumption.
With the worldwide domination of brands such as Coca Cola and McDonald's, is the human race in danger of homogenisation, or do different races and regions adapt, and adapt to, global products and trends in different ways?
But in reality this homogenisation is the exception rather than the rule.
3) The homogenisation thesis is also more open to debate, particularly in McKibbin's series of articles on working-class culture which go unacknowledged here; his work suggests too that the class appetite for modern pleasures may have hindered the growth of Labour by offending its more austere party leadership.
The Tetra Alex 25 homogeniser is one of Tetra Pak Processing's range of homogenisers, featuring the HD 100 homogenisation device that reduces energy consmnption by up to 30% at pressures below 200 bar in comparison with conventional equipment.
Against the suffocating homogenisation of big business and bureaucracy, what response can be offered?