ax·​o·​no·​met·​ric | \ ˌak-sə-nō-ˈme-trik How to pronounce axonometric (audio) \

Definition of axonometric

: 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, "When Wall Street Was Unoccupied," 11 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of axonometric

1869, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for axonometric

Greek axōn axis + English -metric

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“Axonometric.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 29 January 2020.

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to assert without proof or before proving

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