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Related to iso-: Iso-8859-1
iso-(word root) equal
Examples of words with the root iso-: isometric
1. Equal; uniform: isobar.
2. Isomeric: isopropyl.
[Greek īso-, from īsos, equal.]
iso-or before a vowel
1. equal or identical: isomagnetic.
2. (Chemistry) indicating that a chemical compound is an isomer of a specified compound: isobutane; isocyanic acid.
[from Greek isos equal]
International Standardization Organization.
a combining form meaning “equal”: isochromatic; in chemistry, used in the names of substances that are isomeric with the substance denoted by the base word: isocyanic acid.Also, esp. before a vowel, is-.
[< Greek, comb. form of ísos equal]
A prefix that means "equal," as in isometric, "having equal measurements."