isometry


isom·e·try

noun \ī-ˈsä-mə-trē\
plural isom·e·tries

Definition of ISOMETRY

:  a mapping of a metric space onto another or onto itself so that the distance between any two points in the original space is the same as the distance between their images in the second space <rotation and translation are isometries of the plane>

First Known Use of ISOMETRY

1881

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