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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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This homogenisation of the physical fabric of the world runs parallel to what Manuel Castells has called 'the space of flows' in which 'the logic of dominant organisations detaches itself from the social constraints of cultural identities and local societies through the powerful medium of information technologies'.
This will address the current difficulties seen in lack of standardization in the preparation of biological samples through collection, stabilisation, and homogenisation of a sample; its identification, tracking and storage; and the purification of analytes such as DNA, RNA, and protein.
The HD homogenisation device at the heart of the unit minimises energy consumption and the efficient oil temperature control system ensures minimum water consumption.
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.