Definition of Aeolotropic

1. Adjective. Having properties with different values along different axes.

Exact synonyms: Eolotropic
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Similar to: Anisotropic



Definition of Aeolotropic

1. Noun. (physics) Pertaining to aeolotropy; of a body or substance, having physical properties (e.g., electric conductivity, refractive index) that depend on the direction in which they are measured. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Aeolotropic

1. Exhibiting differences of quality or property in different directions; not isotropic. Origin: Gr. Changeful + a turning, to turn. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aeolotropic

aemuling
aeneolithic
aeneous
aeneus
aenigmatite
aenigmatites
aeolian harp
aeolian harps
aeolian lyre
aeolianite
aeolianites
aeolipile
aeolipiles
aeolipyle
aeolist
aeolotropic (current term)
aeolotropy
aeolus
aeon
aeonian
aeonic
aeonium
aeoniums
aeons
aepyornis
aepyornises
aequalis
aequihymeniiferous
aequorin
aequorins

Literary usage of Aeolotropic

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1. Electromagnetic Theory of Light by Charles Emerson Curry (1905)
"The electromagnetic state in an aeolotropic insulator or crystal referred to any system of rectangular coordinates x, y, z is now defined by the ..."

2. Elasticity and Strength of Materials Used in Engineering Construction by Claude Allen Porter Turner (1922)
"aeolotropic Properties of Permanent Strain.—Steel, copper, aluminum, etc., as received from the rolling mills and castings as they come from the foundary ..."

3. Theory of Electricity and Magnetism by Charles Emerson Curry (1897)
"INTRODUCTION INTO THE THEORY OF ELECTRO- AND MAGNETO-STRICTION ; MAXWELL'S EQUATIONS FOR aeolotropic BODIES. We shall conclude this treatise with a brief ..."

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