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i·som·e·try

 (ī-sŏm′ĭ-trē)
n.
1. Equality of measure.
2. Equality of elevation above sea level.
3. Mathematics A function between metric spaces which preserves distances, such as a rotation or translation in a plane.
4. Biology A proportional change in the size of a part or parts of an organism as the organism grows.

isometry

(aɪˈsɒmɪtrɪ)
n
1. (Mathematics) maths rigid motion of a plane or space such that the distance between any two points before and after this motion is unaltered
2. (Physical Geography) equality of height above sea level

i•som•e•try

(aɪˈsɒm ɪ tri)

n.
1. equality of measure.
2. equality with respect to height above sea level.
[1940–45; iso- + -metry]

isometry

equality of measure. — isometric, isometrical, adj.
See also: Measurement
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.isometry - the growth rates in different parts of a growing organism are the same
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
growth rate, rate of growth - the rate of increase in size per unit time
2.isometry - a one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points; "the isometries of the cube"
function, mapping, mathematical function, single-valued function, map - (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
3.isometry - equality of elevation above sea level
elevation - distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations"
4.isometry - equality of measure (e.g., equality of height above sea level or equality of loudness etc.)
equality - the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status
Translations
isometria
isométrie
איזומטריה
isometri

isometry

[aɪˈsɒmɪtrɪ] n (Math) → isometria
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