unisotropic


unisotropic

adjective

  1. Physics. of equal physical properties along all axes.Compare anisotropic(def 1).
  2. Zoology. lacking axes that are predetermined, as in some eggs.

adjective

  1. having uniform physical properties in all directions
  2. biology not having predetermined axesisotropic eggs

adj.1864, from iso- + Greek tropikos “belonging to a turning,” from tropos “a turning, way, manner” (see trope). adj.

  1. Identical in all directions.

  1. Identical in all directions; invariant with respect to direction. For example, isotropic scattering of light by a substance entails that the intensity of light radiated is the same in all directions. Compare anisotropic.

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