isometry

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From iso- and -metry.

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isometry (plural isometries)

  1. (mathematics) A function between metric spaces (or on a single metric space) having the property that the distance between two images is equal to the distance between their preimages.
    • Isometry is to metric spaces what isomorphism is to groups.

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