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aeolotropic

[ee-uh-loh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]
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adjective Physics.
  1. not isotropic; anisotropic.
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Origin of aeolotropic

1865–70; < Greek aiólo(s) fickle, changeful + -tropic
Related formsae·o·lot·ro·py [ee-uh-lo-truh-pee] /ˌi əˈlɒ trə pi/, ae·o·lot·ro·pism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for aeolotropic

aeolotropic

adjective
  1. a less common word for anisotropic
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Word Origin

C19: from Greek aiolos fickle + -tropic
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