isochronal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj isochronal equal in duration or interval "the oscillations were isochronal"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Isochronal Uniform in time; of equal time; performed in equal times; recurring at regular intervals; as, isochronal vibrations or oscillations.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • isochronal Uniform in time; of equal time; performed in equal times. Two pendulums which vibrate in the same time are isochronal; also, the vibrations of a pendulum in the curve of a cycloid have the same property, being all performed in the same time, whether the arc be large or small. Also isochronous.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Isochronal ī-sok′ron-al of equal time: performed in equal times—also Isoch′ronous
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Isochronous
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. isochronosisos, equal, chronos, time.

Usage

In literature:

In order to produce a note, the succession of shocks must not deviate much from isochronism.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 401, September 8, 1883" by Various
THE ATTAINMENT OF ISOCHRONISM BY HUYGENS.
"Watch and Clock Escapements" by Anonymous
He also discovered the isochronism of the pendulum.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume I. (of X.)" by Various
There was something indescribably grim and bodeful in those isochronal batterings of the solid ground.
"Joan of Arc of the North Woods" by Holman Day
Galileo published his discovery of the isochronous property of the pendulum in 1639.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 457" by Various
By subsequent experiment he verified the law, and the isochronism of the pendulum was discovered.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
By subsequent experiment he verified the law, and the isochronism of the pendulum was discovered.
"Pioneers of Science" by Oliver Lodge
Or again by suitable arrangements the bob may be made to move in certain curves so as to be isochronous.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
He also discovered the isochronism of the pendulum.
"A Guest at the Ludlow and Other Stories" by Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye
A departure from the law of isochronism may then be expected to develop itself.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
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In news:

Thus, teaming is not good for streaming or isochronous media.
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In science:

V ∈ V cannot have components along ∂t ; that is, we are actually considering isochronous variations.
Hyperhamiltonian dynamics
Positioning a star or a family of stars in the HR diagram is fundamental to understand the structure and evolution of stars since it enables proper comparison with evolutionary tracks and computed isochrones.
A revised calibration of the Mv-W(OI 7774) relationship using Hipparcos data: Its application to Cepheids and evolved stars
This model is based on the stellar isochrones computed by Jimenez et al. (1998) and the stellar atmospheric models by Kurucz (1992).
The cosmic evolution of the galaxy luminosity density
In Fig. 1 we show the theoretical isochrones for Models A and B at an age of τ = 1 Gyr.
Evolutionary Population Synthesis for Binary Stellar Populations
Perryman et al. (1998) have estimated an age of 625±50Myrs by fitting theoretical isochrones, which included a treatme nt for convective overshoot, to the Hipparcos-based cluster HertzsprungRussell diagram.
New Praesepe white dwarfs and the initial mass-final mass relation
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