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isotropic

, isotropous
1. having uniform physical properties in all directions
2. Biology not having predetermined axes

isotropic

[¦ī·sə¦trä·pik]
(biology)
Having a tendency for equal growth in all directions.
(cell and molecular biology)
An ovum lacking any predetermined axis.
(physics)
Having identical properties in all directions.

isotropic

Said of a building material that has the same physical properties in all directions.

isotropic

The properties of a material that are the same in all directions. For example, an isotropic antenna radiates the same power in all directions. In practice, antennas cannot be 100% isotropic. However, a perfect isotropic antenna, called an "isotropic radiator," can be calculated, and it is used as a basis for measuring the signal strength of real antennas. Contrast with anisotropic. See dBi.
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The present paper is not only a natural extension of Hill's relations from isotropic materials to transversely isotropic materials, but also the natural generalization of transversely isotropic Hooke's law from infinitesimal strains to moderate strains.
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Su showed that Lagrangian surfaces in 2-dimensional complex space forms with isotropic cubic tensor either have parallel mean curvature vector or are congruent to one of the Whitney spheres (or their analogs in complex hyperbolic space).
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