Anisometric
Anisometric An`i*so*met"ric, a. [Gr. 'an priv. + E. isometric.] Not isometric; having unsymmetrical parts; -- said of crystals with three unequal axes. --Dana. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • anisometric — [an ī΄sō me′trik] adj. [ AN 1 + ISOMETRIC] not isometric; with asymmetrical parts …   English World dictionary

  • anisometric — adjective having unsymmetrical parts or unequal dimensions or measurements • Syn: ↑unsymmetrical • Similar to: ↑unequal * * * |aˌnīsə|me.trik, a|n adjective Etymology: French anisométrique, from an + isométrique isometric …   Useful english dictionary

  • anisometric — /an uy seuh me trik, an uy /, adj. 1. not isometric; of unequal measurement. 2. Mineral. (of a crystal) having axes of different lengths (opposed to equant). [1865 70; AN 1 + ISOMETRIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • anisometric — adjective Not isometric or symmetrical …   Wiktionary

  • anisometric — an·iso·met·ric …   English syllables

  • anisometric — /ænˌaɪsoʊˈmɛtrɪk/ (say an.uysoh metrik) adjective 1. not isometric; of unequal measurement. 2. (of crystals) having three dimensionally unequal axial directions …   Australian English dictionary

  • Anisometric verse — is a type of poetic verse which does not have any corresponding poetic meter. A stanza of this sort is mostly lines of unequal numbers of matching length in terms of how many meters, which can also be termed as mixed stanzas [ Citation|… …   Wikipedia

  • anisometric verse — ▪ literature       poetic verse that does not have equal or corresponding poetic metres (metre). An anisometric stanza is composed of lines of unequal metrical length, as in William Wordsworth (Wordsworth, William) s “Ode: Intimations of… …   Universalium

  • anisometrically — See anisometric. * * * …   Universalium

  • equant — /ee kweuhnt, ee kwant/, adj. (of a crystal) having all axes of the same length (opposed to anisometric). [ < L aequant , s. of aequans, prp. of aequare; see EQUATE] * * * …   Universalium

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