Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to isochronal: isochronal test


 (ī-sŏk′rə-nəl) or i·soch·ro·nous (-nəs)
1. Equal in duration.
2. Characterized by or occurring at equal intervals of time.

[From New Latin īsochronus, from Greek īsokhronos : īso-, iso- + khronos, time.]

i·soch′ro·nal·ly adv.
i·soch′ro·nism n.


(aɪˈsɒkrənəl) or


1. having the same duration; equal in time
2. (General Physics) occurring at equal time intervals; having a uniform period of vibration or oscillation
[C17: from New Latin isochronus, from Greek isokhronos, from iso- + khronos time]
iˈsochronally, iˈsochronously adv
iˈsochroˌnism n


(aɪˈsɒk rə nl)

also i•soch′ro•nous,

1. equal or uniform in time.
2. performed in equal intervals of time.
3. characterized by motions or vibrations of equal duration.
[1670–80; < New Latin isochron(us) (< Greek isóchronos equal in age or time; see iso-, chrono-) + -al1]
i•soch′ro•nal•ly, adv.
i•soch′ro•nism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.isochronal - equal in duration or interval; "the oscillations were isochronal"
equal - having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"


Happening or appearing at regular intervals:
References in periodicals archive ?
Bonoff (2015) "Mobile media: from legato to staccato, isochronal consumptionscapes".
Render JH, Thompson BA, Allen RL (1995) Reproductive development of striped mullet in Louisiana estuarine waters with notes on the applicability of reproductive assessment methods for isochronal species.
The isochronal scans were undertaken in temperature range from 30 to 140[degrees]C at frequency range 0.
In c) the mutual coupling of microlasers will be used to study synchronization of chaotic quantum devices at the single photon limit and to explore the underlying physics of isochronal synchronization.
Mike Fisher, a crew chief for the 910th Maintenance Squadron, grabs a tool while working in the area behind one of the engines of a C-130H Hercules aircraft during an isochronal inspection at Youngstown-Warren Air Reserve Station, Ohio.
Modes of reproduction in fishes range from heterochronal to isochronal strategies.
Other topics include chaos in optical communications, channel equalization for chaotic communications systems, using coupled maps to improve synchronization performance, blind source separation in the context of deterministic signals, isochronal synchronization and digital chaos-based communication, and the robustness of chaos to multipath propagation media.
During an isochronal inspection on a C-130T, AEAN Derrickson discovered that a bulb was missing from the aircraft's number 3 fuel-quantity gauge.
Because of their slow nuclear fusion rates, dM stars undergo almost negligible changes in temperature or luminosity over time, making traditional age determination methods (such as isochronal fits) essentially impossible.
A 4-Point Isochronal test achieved stabilized flow rates of approximately 14 million cubic feet per day (~2,333 BOE per day) on a 48/64” choke, with associated condensate production increasing during testing.
International Resource News-June 24, 2011--TAG Oil Ltd's four-point Isochronal flow test completed in Sidewinder-2 well(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
Not deterred by evidence, it was decreed by the powers that be that 'we' need the OFT to sanction each store change of name, we need isochronal analysis and we need an industry ombudsman.