anisotropy

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Etymology[edit]

aniso- +‎ -tropy

Noun[edit]

anisotropy ‎(countable and uncountable, plural anisotropies)

  1. The property of being directionally dependent.
    Velvet exhibits anisotropy when rotated about its geometric normal.
  2. The degree to which this property is exhibited.

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  • (the property of being directionally dependent): aeolotropy

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