iso-


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iso-

(word root) equal
Examples of words with the root iso-: isometric
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iso-

or is-
pref.
1. Equal; uniform: isobar.
2. Isomeric: isopropyl.

[Greek īso-, from īsos, equal.]
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iso-

or before a vowel

is-

combining form
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]
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ISO

International Standardization Organization.

iso-

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]
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iso-

A prefix that means "equal," as in isometric, "having equal measurements."
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Translations

iso-

[ˈaɪsəʊ] PREFIXiso-
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