isometry definition

  • noun:
    • Equality of measure.
    • equivalence of level above sea level.
    • Mathematics A function between metric rooms which preserves distances, including a rotation or translation in an airplane.
    • A function between metric rooms (or for a passing fancy metric room) having the property that distance between two photos is equal to the length between their pre-images.
    • equivalence of height above sea level
    • equality of measure (e.g., equivalence of level above sea-level or equality of loudness etc.)
    • the growth rates in different parts of an increasing organism are identical
    • a one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric room that preserves the distances between each couple of things

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