Isopycnic
Isopycnic I`so*pyc"nic, a. [Iso- + Gr. pykno`s dense.] (Physics) Having equal density, as different regions of a medium; passing through points at which the density is equal; as, an isopycnic line or surface. [1913 Webster]

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  • Isopycnic — I so*pyc nic, n. (Physics) A line or surface passing through those points in a medium, at which the density is the same. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Isopycnic — Viruses purified by isopycnic centrifugation a density gradient was formed during high speed centrifugation of a solution of caesium chloride and the two virus types come to rest at points corresponding to their density. The tube is about 10cm… …   Wikipedia

  • isopycnic — izopikna statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Brėžinio linija, jungianti vienodo tankio taškus. atitikmenys: angl. curve of constant density; equidense; isodense; isopycn; isopycnic; isopycnic line; line of equal density… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • isopycnic — izopikna statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. isopycn; isopycnic; isopycnic line vok. Isodense, f; Isopykne, f; Linie gleicher Dichte, f rus. изопикна, f pranc. courbe d’égale densité, f; courbe isopycne, f; isopycne, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • isopycnic — Having equal density: thus in equilibrium density gradient centrifugation a particle (molecule) will cease to move when it reaches a level at which it is isopycnic with the medium …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • isopycnic — adjective Etymology: is + Greek pyknos dense Date: circa 1890 1. of, relating to, or marked by equal or constant density 2. being or produced by a technique (as centrifugation) in which the components of a mixture are separated on the basis of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • isopycnic — an isopleth of density. Constant or uniform in density …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • isopycnic — /uy seuh pik nik/, adj. 1. Also, isopycnal /uy seuh pik nl/. having the same density. n. 2. a line drawn on a map connecting all points having the same density, as of water or air. [1885 90; ISO + pycnic, var. of PYKNIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • isopycnic — 1. adjective (of points on a surface, or in a medium) having equal densities 2. noun A line on a chart connecting points of equal density …   Wiktionary

  • isopycnic — iso·pyc·nic .ī sō pik nik adj 1) of, relating to, or marked by equal or constant density 2) being or produced by a technique (as centrifugation) in which the components of a mixture are separated on the basis of differences in density …   Medical dictionary

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