isotropic

adjective iso·tro·pic \ ˌī-sə-ˈtrō-pik , -ˈträ- \

Definition of isotropic

:exhibiting properties (such as velocity of light transmission) with the same values when measured along axes in all directions
  • an isotropic crystal

isotropy

play \ī-ˈsä-trə-pē\ noun

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isotropic

adjective iso·tro·pic \ ˌī-sə-ˈtrō-pik , -ˈträp-ik \

medical Definition of isotropic

1 :exhibiting properties (as velocity of light transmission) with the same values when measured along axes in all directions
  • an isotropic crystal
2 :lacking predetermined axes
  • an isotropic egg

isotropy

play \ī-ˈsä-trə-pē\ noun plural isotropies

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