[ US /ˌɹɛɡjəˈɫɛɹəti/ ]
[ UK /ɹˌɛɡjuːlˈæɹɪti/ ]
  1. a property of polygons: the property of having equal sides and equal angles
  2. the quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
    he was famous for the regularity of his habits
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How To Use regularity In A Sentence

  • They stood, without any respect for regularity, on each side of a straggling kind of unpaved street, where children, almost in a primitive state of nakedness, lay sprawling, as if to be crushed by the hoofs of the first passing horse. The Waverley
  • Palpation of the nasal structures should be done to elicit any crepitus, indentation, or irregularity of the nasal bone.
  • This in some degree corresponds with Captain Cook's record of the irregularity of his compass when he passed near this part of the coast, in consequence of which he called the peaked island to the westward of the cape, Magnetical Island: this irregularity, however, was not noticed by me in my observations near the same spot; and the difference observed by him may very probably have been occasioned by the ship's local attraction, which in those days was unknown. Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia Performed between the years 1818 and 1822 — Volume 1
  • Sclavonic blood, or from the descendants of Rurik's companions, differ little in regularity of feature and expression of countenance from the handsomest races of Europe. Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia
  • The company is filled with superb technologists who are prepared to obsolete products in their prime and to churn out new ones with clockwork regularity.
  • Depending on the irregularity of the terrain, the operator can adjust both the ground clearance of the machine and height of each step.
  • Perhaps worse still was the monotonous, mechanical regularity imposed on the worker by the factory system. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies
  • I haven't watched series television with any kind of regularity since… I don't remember when.
  • Let's begin with two conversations I have with alarming regularity. Times, Sunday Times
  • Regularity in habits was impossible to a student who had prolonged fits of what he called his mathematical trances. Great Astronomers
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