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 (ī′sə-trō′pĭk, -trŏp′ĭk)
Identical in all directions; invariant with respect to direction.

i·sot′ro·py (ī-sŏt′rə-pē), i·sot′ro·pism (-pĭz′əm) n.
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Noun1.isotropy - (physics) the property of being isotropic; having the same value when measured in different directions
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
anisotropy - the property of being anisotropic; having a different value when measured in different directions
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Amorphous isotropy is defined as the proportion of the amorphous phases that are preferentially oriented [27].
In 20th century physics theory, the lack of variance in the Michelson-Morley class of experiments, such as PRL 103, 090401 (2009), seeking to test isotropy and detect variance in the velocity of energy propagation, is interpreted as experimental evidence strongly supporting Lorentz invariance.
Because of the statistical isotropy, we define the linear-energy spectrum as [E.
It implies that an individual's abilities to make optimal or, at least, satisfactory decisions is limited by the cognitive limitations of their minds, environmental conditions of information isotropy, and the lack of resources (Simon 1959, 1991).
As the phases of such waves are randomically distributed in the range [0,2[pi]], then electrical charges (or any agglomerate of them) are permanently receiving unpredictable impulses with the following features: First, the ZPF isotropy ensures zero net momentum transfer.
0000 Source: calculations of the research Table 5: test on variance isotropy White's test for Ho: homoskedasticity against Ha: unrestricted heteroskedasticity chi2(27) = 85.
A proliferation of exceptions replaces pyramidal hierarchy, linearity, or isotropy.
Table 10, for sample 1-5D, high resolution, clearly shows that while C11 ~ C22, C33 is about 10 % smaller, similar to what was measured in stainless steel AM samples manufactured using a similar process, indicating approximate isotropy in the horizontal, x and y, direction, and somewhat smaller stiffness in the vertical, z direction.
Equilateral hexagons are used in a honeycomb configuration because of the high degree of sampling isotropy inherent to the tessellation.
Under the assumptions of stationarity and isotropy of the RMCS (Y, Z), the characteristics defined in Eq.
The carding effect is improved, the recycling of fibers is totally negligible, and the isotropy of the product is increased; all the above advantages make the Injection Card the most suitable card for high production spunlace lines and ADL nonwovens.
In the analysis of these composite joints, bone is assumed as elastic material having isotropy and orthotropy in specific regions.