eolotropic
aeolotropic aeolotropic, AEolotropic [AE]`o*lo*trop"ic, a. [Gr. ? changeful + ? a turning, ? to turn.] (Physics) Exhibiting differences of quality or property in different directions; having properties with different values along different axes; not isotropic. In specialized contexts, synonymous with {anisotropic}. [Also spelled {eolotropic}.] --Sir W. Thomson.

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  • eolotropic — adjective having properties with different values along different axes • Syn: ↑aeolotropic • Similar to: ↑anisotropic • Topics: ↑physics, ↑natural philosophy * * * variant of …   Useful english dictionary

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  • aeolotropic — aeolotropic, AEolotropic [AE] o*lo*trop ic, a. [Gr. ? changeful + ? a turning, ? to turn.] (Physics) Exhibiting differences of quality or property in different directions; having properties with different values along different axes; not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anisotropic — aeolotropic aeolotropic, AEolotropic [AE] o*lo*trop ic, a. [Gr. ? changeful + ? a turning, ? to turn.] (Physics) Exhibiting differences of quality or property in different directions; having properties with different values along different axes;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aeolotropic — adjective having properties with different values along different axes • Syn: ↑eolotropic • Similar to: ↑anisotropic • Topics: ↑physics, ↑natural philosophy * * * aeolotro …   Useful english dictionary

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