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aeolotropic

[ ee-uh-loh-trop-ik, -troh-pik ]
/ ˌi ə loʊˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk /
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adjective Physics.
not isotropic; anisotropic.
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Origin of aeolotropic

1865–70; <Greek aiólo(s) fickle, changeful + -tropic

OTHER WORDS FROM aeolotropic

ae·o·lot·ro·py [ee-uh-lo-truh-pee], /ˌi əˈlɒ trə pi/, ae·o·lot·ro·pism, noun

Words nearby aeolotropic

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British Dictionary definitions for aeolotropic

aeolotropic
/ (ˌiːələʊˈtrɒpɪk) /

adjective
a less common word for anisotropic

Word Origin for aeolotropic

C19: from Greek aiolos fickle + -tropic
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