anisotropy

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EtymologyEdit

aniso- +‎ -tropy

NounEdit

anisotropy (uncountable)

  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.

SynonymsEdit

  • (the property of being directionally dependent): aeolotropy

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