Origin of ubiquityFrench ubiquité from Classical Latin ubique, everywhere from ubi, where + -que, any, akin to qui: see who
When a new popular book seems to be discussed absolutely everywhere and by absolutely everyone, this is an example of ubiquity.
Origin of ubiquityNew Latin ubīquitās from Latin ubīque everywhere ubī where ; see kwo- in Indo-European roots. -que and, generalizing particle ; see kwe in Indo-European roots.
(countable and uncountable, plural ubiquities)
From Middle French ubiquitÃ©, from Latin ubique.
- Microsoft came late to the party, but they also developed a streaming capability in their Windows Media Player, and with the ubiquity of the Windows Platform it became used constantly.
- To Luther's doctrine of the ubiquity of Christ's body he opposed that of the presence and activity of the Holy Spirit in the church.
- They were allowed to hold land and were encouraged to become - what their ubiquity qualified them to be - the merchant princes of Europe.
- Zwingli attacked the weakest part of Luther's theory - the ubiquity of the body of Christ; and Luther attacked Zwingli's exegesis of the words of the institution.
- This being the case, and having regard to the minuteness and ubiquity of these organisms, we should be very careful in accepting evidence as to the continuity or otherwise of any two forms which falls short of direct and uninterrupted observation.