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ISOMETRY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does isometry mean? 

ISOMETRY (noun)
  The noun ISOMETRY has 4 senses:

1. the growth rates in different parts of a growing organism are the same
2. a one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points
3. equality of elevation above sea level
4. equality of measure (e.g., equality of height above sea level or equality of loudness etc.)

  Familiarity information: ISOMETRY used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ISOMETRY (noun)


Sense 1isometry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The growth rates in different parts of a growing organism are the same

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Hypernyms ("isometry" is a kind of...):

growth rate; rate of growth (the rate of increase in size per unit time)

Domain category:

development; growing; growth; maturation; ontogenesis; ontogeny ((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)


Sense 2isometry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Context example:

the isometries of the cube

Hypernyms ("isometry" is a kind of...):

correspondence; map; mapping (a function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set)


Sense 3isometry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Equality of elevation above sea level

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("isometry" is a kind of...):

elevation (distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level))


Sense 4isometry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Equality of measure (e.g., equality of height above sea level or equality of loudness etc.)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("isometry" is a kind of...):

equality (the quality of being the same in quantity or measure or value or status)


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