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Definition of "isotropy" [i•sot•ro•py]

  • The property of being identical, or having the same physical properties, in all directions. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "isotropy" in a sentence
  • "(Anisotropy is the opposite of isotropy, which is the condition of having the same value when measured from different directions.)"
  • "Put in slightly different terms: isotropic and Quinean processes are global rather than local, and since globality rules out encapsulation, isotropy and Quineanness rule out encapsulation."
  • "Both isotropy and Quineanness are features that preclude encapsulation, since their possession by a system would require potentially unlimited access to the contents of central memory, and hence cognitive penetrability to the max."