What does the word ubiquity mean?

Usage examples for ubiquity

  1. Any excavator would have lost patience with the men of Bahrein with whom we had to deal; tickets had to be issued to prevent more men working than were wanted, and claiming pay at the end of the day; ubiquity was essential, for they loved to get out of sight and do nothing; with unceasing regularity the pipe went round and they paused for a 'drink' at the bubble- bubble, as the Arabs express it; morning, noon- tide, and evening prayers were, I am sure, unnecessarily long. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent