isocephalic

[ ahy-soh-suh-fal-ik ]
/ ˌaɪ soʊ səˈfæl ɪk /

adjective Fine Arts.

(of a composition) having the heads of all figures on approximately the same level.

Nearby words

  1. isobutylene,
  2. isocapnia,
  3. isocarboxazid,
  4. isocarpic,
  5. isocellular,
  6. isoceraunic,
  7. isochasm,
  8. isocheim,
  9. isochor,
  10. isochore

Also i·so·ceph·a·lous [ahy-suh-sef-uh-luh s] /ˌaɪ səˈsɛf ə ləs/.

Origin of isocephalic


Related formsi·so·ceph·a·ly [ahy-suh-sef-uh-lee] /ˌaɪ səˈsɛf ə li/, noun

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Word Origin and History for isocephaly

isocephalic

adj.

"having the heads of the principal figures at about the same level," from Greek isokephalos "like-headed," from isos "equal" (see iso-) + kephale "head" (see cephalo-).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper