axonometric

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adjective ax·o·no·met·ric \ˌak-sə-nō-ˈme-trik\

Definition of axonometric

  1. :  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>

Origin and Etymology of axonometric

Greek axōn axis + English -metric


First Known Use: 1908


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