**isometry** — 1941, from Gk. isometria equality of measure, from iso (see ISO (Cf. iso )) + metria a measuring (see METRY (Cf. metry)) … Etymology dictionary

**isometry** — [ī säm′ə trē] n. [ ISO + METRY] 1. equality of measure 2. Geog. equality of height above sea level … English World dictionary

**Isometry** — For the mechanical engineering and architecture usage, see isometric projection. For isometry in differential geometry, see isometry (Riemannian geometry). In mathematics, an isometry is a distance preserving map between metric spaces. Geometric… … Wikipedia

**isometry** — n. [Gr. isos, equal; metron, measure] Growth of two body parts remaining constant relative to each other as body size increases … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

**isometry** — /uy som i tree/, n. 1. equality of measure. 2. Biol. equal growth rates in two parts of a developing organism. 3. Geog. equality with respect to height above sea level. 4. Math. a function from one metric space onto a second metric space having… … Universalium

**isometry** — noun A function between metric spaces (or on a single metric space) having the property that the distance between two images is equal to the distance between their pre images. See Also: isometric, isometer … Wiktionary

**isometry** — isom·e·try (i somґə tre) equality of dimension … Medical dictionary

**isometry** — isom·e·try … English syllables

**isometry** — i•som•e•try [[t]aɪˈsɒm ɪ tri[/t]] n. 1) equality of measure 2) geo equality with respect to height above sea level • Etymology: 1940–45; iso + metry … From formal English to slang

**isometry** — /aɪˈsɒmətri/ (say uy somuhtree) noun 1. equality of measure. 2. Geography equality with respect to height above sea level … Australian English dictionary