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Uniform vs. Accoutrement — What's the Difference?

Uniform vs. Accoutrement — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Uniform and Accoutrement

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Uniform

A uniform is a type of clothing worn by members of an organization while participating in that organization's activity. Modern uniforms are most often worn by armed forces and paramilitary organizations such as police, emergency services, security guards, in some workplaces and schools and by inmates in prisons.
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Accoutrement

An additional item of dress or equipment
The accoutrements of religious ritual
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Uniform

Always the same, as in character or degree; unvarying
Planks of uniform length.
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Accoutrement

Often accoutrements An accessory item of equipment or dress.
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Uniform

Being the same as or consonant with another or others
Rows of uniform brick houses.
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Accoutrement

Often accoutrements Military equipment other than uniforms and weapons.
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Uniform

A distinctive set of clothing intended to identify the members of a specific group
A police uniform.
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Accoutrement

Accoutrements Outward forms of recognition; trappings
Cathedral ceilings, heated swimming pools, and other accoutrements signaling great wealth.
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Uniform

To make (something) uniform.
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Accoutrement

(Archaic)The act of accoutring.
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Uniform

To provide or dress with a uniform.
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Accoutrement

(Commonwealth) accouterment
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Uniform

Unvarying; all the same.
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Accoutrement

An item of clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of one's main clothing.
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Uniform

Consistent; conforming to one standard.
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Accoutrement

Clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
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Uniform

(mathematics) with speed of convergence not depending on choice of function argument; as in uniform continuity, uniform convergence
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Uniform

Composed of a single macromolecular species.
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Uniform

(geometry) (of a polyhedron) That is isogonal and whose faces are regular polygons; (of an n-dimensional (n>3) polytope) that is isogonal and whose bounding (n-1)-dimensional facets are uniform polytopes.
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Uniform

A distinctive outfit that serves to identify members of a group.
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Uniform

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Uniform

(police) A uniformed police officer (as opposed to a detective).
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Uniform

(transitive) To clothe in a uniform.
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Uniform

Having always the same form, manner, or degree; not varying or variable; unchanging; consistent; equable; homogenous; as, the dress of the Asiatics has been uniform from early ages; the temperature is uniform; a stratum of uniform clay.
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Uniform

Of the same form with others; agreeing with each other; conforming to one rule or mode; consonant.
The only doubt is . . . how far churches are bound to be uniform in their ceremonies.
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Uniform

A dress of a particular style or fashion worn by persons in the same service or order by means of which they have a distinctive appearance; as, the uniform of the artillery, of the police, of the Freemasons, etc.
There are many things which, a soldier will do in his plain clothes which he scorns to do in his uniform.
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Uniform

To clothe with a uniform; as, to uniform a company of soldiers.
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Uniform

To make conformable.
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Uniform

Clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification
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Uniform

Provide with uniforms;
The guards were uniformed
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Uniform

Always the same; showing a single form or character in all occurrences;
A street of uniform tall white buildings
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Uniform

The same throughout in structure or composition;
Bituminous coal is often treated as a consistent and homogeneous product
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Uniform

Not differentiated
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Uniform

Evenly spaced;
At regular (or uniform) intervals
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