Meaning of ISOTROPIC in English


— 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- + -TROPIC ]

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