anisotropic definition

  • adjective:
    • Not isotropic.
    • Physics Having properties that differ based on the course of measurement.
    • Having properties that differ in line with the way of measurement; exhibiting anisotropy.
    • not invariant with respect to way
  • others:
    • devoid of similar properties everywhere; maybe not isotropic; ├Žolotropic. All crystals except those of the isometric system tend to be anisotropic with respect to light.
    • In botany, a term applied by Sachs to body organs which respond in a different way or unequally to additional influences.
    • comparable forms tend to be anisotropal, anisotrope, and anisotropous.
    • Having predetermined axes: in opposition to isotropic.

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