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[an-ahy-suh-me-trik, an-ahy-]
  1. not isometric; of unequal measurement.
  2. Mineralogy. (of a crystal) having axes of different lengths (opposed to equant).
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Origin of anisometric

First recorded in 1865–70; an-1 + isometric
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Historical Examples of anisometric

  • We must distinguish between isometric and anisometric stanza forms.

    A History of English Versification

    Jakob Schipper

British Dictionary definitions for anisometric


  1. not isometric; having unsymmetrical parts or unequal measurements
  2. (of a crystal) having unequal axes
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