isochronism
noun see isochronal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Isochronism — I*soch ro*nism, n. The state or quality of being isochronous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • isochronism — iso·chro·nism ī säk rə .niz əm, ī sə krō n the state of having the same chronaxie <isochronism between a muscle and its nerve> iso·chron·ic .ī sə krän ik adj * * * isoch·ro·nism (i″sə kroґniz əm) [iso + chrono + ism]… …   Medical dictionary

  • isochronism — /uy sok reuh niz euhm/, n. an isochronal character or action. [1760 70; ISOCHRONE + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • isochronism — n. character or action occurring in equal periods of time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isochronism — isochro·nism …   English syllables

  • isochronism — /aɪˈsɒkrənɪzəm/ (say uy sokruhnizuhm) noun isochronal character or action …   Australian English dictionary

  • isochronism — īˈsäkrəˌnizəm; ˌīsəˈkrōˌn also ˌīzəˈkrōˌn noun ( s) Etymology: French isochronisme, from Greek isochronos isochronous + French isme ism 1. a. : the condition of property of having a uniform period of vibration …   Useful english dictionary

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