ubiquitous

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From Latin ubique ‎(everywhere), from ubi ‎(where).

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ubiquitous ‎(not comparable)

  1. Being everywhere at once: omnipresent.
    To Hindus, Jews, Muslims and Christians, God is ubiquitous.
  2. Appearing to be everywhere at once; being or seeming to be in more than one location at the same time.
    • 1851Herman Melville, Moby Dick, Chapter 41
      One of the wild suggestions referred to, as at last coming to be linked with the White Whale in the minds of the superstitiously inclined, was the unearthly conceit that Moby Dick was ubiquitous; that he had actually been encountered in opposite latitudes at one and the same instant of time.
  3. Widespread; very prevalent.

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