Isotropous
Isotropous I*sot"ro*pous, a. Isotropic. [1913 Webster]

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  • isotropous — adj. isotropic; having the same properties or characteristics along all axes (Physics); having no predefined axes (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isotropous — isot·ro·pous …   English syllables

  • isotropous — adjective invariant with respect to direction • Syn: ↑isotropic • Ant: ↑anisotropic (for: ↑isotropic) • Similar to: ↑identical …   Useful english dictionary

  • isotropic, isotropous — Having properties that are the same in all directions. [iso + G. trope, a turn] …   Medical dictionary

  • isotropic — isotropy, n. /uy seuh trop ik, troh pik/, adj. 1. Physics. of equal physical properties along all axes. Cf. anisotropic (def. 1). 2. Zool. lacking axes that are predetermined, as in some eggs. Also, isotropous /uy so treuh peuhs/. [1860 65; ISO + …   Universalium

  • isotropic — adj. isotropous; having the same properties or characteristics along all axes (Physics); having no predefined axes (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isotropic — /aɪsəˈtrɒpɪk/ (say uysuh tropik) adjective 1. Physics having one or more properties that are the same in all directions. 2. Zoology lacking axes which are predetermined, as in some eggs. Also, isotropous /aɪˈsɒtrəpəs/ (say uy sotruhpuhs). {iso +… …   Australian English dictionary

  • isotropic —   a. having same properties in every direction.    ♦ isotrope a.    ♦ isotropism,    ♦ isotropy, n.    ♦ isotropous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • isotropic — [ī sä′trə pəsī΄sō träp′ik, ī΄sōtrō′pik; ī΄səträp′ik, ī΄sətrō′pik] adj. [ ISO + TROPIC] having physical properties, as conductivity, elasticity, etc., that are the same regardless of the direction of measurement: also isotropous [ī sä′trə pəs]… …   English World dictionary

  • isotropy — noun (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions • Syn: ↑symmetry • Ant: ↑anisotropy • Derivationally related forms: ↑isotropic, ↑isotropous …   Useful english dictionary

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