axonometric

adjective

ax·​o·​no·​met·​ric ˌak-sə-nō-ˈme-trik How to pronounce axonometric (audio)
: being or prepared by the projection of objects on the drawing surface so that they appear inclined with three sides showing and with horizontal and vertical distances drawn to scale but diagonal and curved lines distorted
an axonometric drawing

Examples of axonometric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An axonometric rendering here shows massive, Tokyo-style LED screens promoting GeoCities, Lycos and other children of the dot-com bubble, as well as a live broadcast from the stock exchange floor by a young Maria Bartiromo. Jason Farago, New York Times, 11 Jan. 2018

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Word History

Etymology

Greek axōn axis + English -metric

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of axonometric was in 1869

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Cite this Entry

“Axonometric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/axonometric. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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