There was a definite uniformity to the assemblage.
The County Council deals directly with matters where uniformity of administration is essential, e.g.
In this way we account most simply for the uniformity in the direction in which the planets revolve, and for the mutual proximity of the planes in which their orbits are contained.
Its officers were required to obey "the statutes of the teaching body, which have for their object uniformity of instruction, and which tend to form for the state citizens attached to their religion, their prince, their country and their family."
Thus the 12-hour term has a much greater uniformity than the 24-hour term.