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1. Not isotropic.
2. Physics Having properties that differ based on the direction of measurement.
an′i·sot′ro·pism (-sŏt′rə-pĭz′əm), an′i·sot′ro·py (-sŏt′rə-pē) n.
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the state or condition of certain flowers or plants of having different dimensions along different axes. See also physics. — anisotropic, adj.See also: Botany
the state or quality of having different properties along different axes. See also botany. — anisotropic, adj.See also: Physics
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|Noun||1.||anisotropy - the property of being anisotropic; having a different 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"
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