aeolotropic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj aeolotropic having properties with different values along different axes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a aeolotropic (Physics) Exhibiting differences of quality or property in different directions; having properties with different values along different axes; not isotropic. In specialized contexts, synonymous with anisotropic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aeolotropic In physical, not having the same properties in all directions; non-isotropic; anisotropic: said of a body with reference to elasticity or the action upon it of light, heat, etc.
    • n aeolotropic A non-isotropic substance, or one having different properties in different directions, as a biaxial crystal.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. changeful + a turning, to turn

Usage


In science:

On the propagation of elastic waves in aeolotropic media. I.
Thermo-elasticity for anisotropic media in higher dimensions
On the propagation of elastic waves in aeolotropic media.
Thermo-elasticity for anisotropic media in higher dimensions
On the propagation of elastic waves in aeolotropic media.
Thermo-elasticity for anisotropic media in higher dimensions
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