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Definition of "anisotropy" []

  • The property of being directionally dependent. (noun)
  • The degree to which this property is exhibited. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "anisotropy" in a sentence
  • "Quantum uncertainty fluctuations in the field coupled with local regions of curvature, where this reheating had some measure of inhomogeneity, or as observed from a central location an anisotropy, that is frozen out in what we observe now."
  • "In a paper published earlier this month in The Astrophysical Journal they confirmed that more cosmic rays seem to come from certain directions-an observation known as anisotropy-in the Earth's southern hemisphere too."
  • "We show that the CuO chains of the orthorhombic lattice are not responsible for this anisotropy, which is therefore an intrinsic property of the CuO2 planes."