trimetric

adjective

tri·​me·​tric (ˈ)trī-¦me-trik How to pronounce trimetric (audio)
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: being or prepared by the projection of objects on a drawing surface so that the three spatial axes appear unequally inclined and with equal distances along the axes drawn unequally
a trimetric projection
a trimetric drawing

Note: The trimetric method of projection shows an object in a way that distorts and foreshortens the object along each spatial axis by a different amount.

Word History

Etymology

tri- + Greek metron measure + English -ic

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“Trimetric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trimetric. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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