Dictionary.com

anisometric

[ an-ahy-suh-me-trik, an-ahy- ]
/ ænˌaɪ səˈmɛ trɪk, ˌæn aɪ- /
Save This Word!

adjective

not isometric; of unequal measurement.
Mineralogy. (of a crystal) having axes of different lengths (opposed to equant).

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of anisometric

First recorded in 1865–70; an-1 + isometric
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for anisometric

British Dictionary definitions for anisometric

anisometric
/ (ænˌaɪsəʊˈmɛtrɪk) /

adjective

not isometric; having unsymmetrical parts or unequal measurements
(of a crystal) having unequal axes
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Tired of Typos? Get Help Now!