isochronal

[ahy-sok-ruh-nl]

adjective

equal or uniform in time.
performed in equal intervals of time.
characterized by motions or vibrations of equal duration.

Nearby words

  1. isochore,
  2. isochromatic,
  3. isochromatophil,
  4. isochromosome,
  5. isochron,
  6. isochrone,
  7. isochronia,
  8. isochronism,
  9. isochronize,
  10. isochronous

Origin of isochronal

1670–80; < New Latin isochron(us) (< Greek isóchronos equal in age or time; see iso-, chron-) + -al1

Related formsi·soch·ro·nal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for isochronal

isochronal

isochronous

adjective

having the same duration; equal in time
occurring at equal time intervals; having a uniform period of vibration or oscillation
Derived Formsisochronally or isochronously, adverbisochronism, noun

Word Origin for isochronal

C17: from New Latin isochronus, from Greek isokhronos, from iso- + khronos time

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