Definition of trimetric
1 : orthorhombic
2 : 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 ◆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.
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Origin and Etymology of trimetric
tri- + Greek metron measure + English -ic
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