isometric system

isometric system

[¦ī·sə′me·trik ′sis·təm]
(crystallography)
The crystal system in which the forms are referred to three equal, mutually perpendicular axes. Also known as cubic system.
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The question arises as to whether forms in the hexoctahedral class of the isometric system other than the dodecahedron can yield similar, elongated twins.
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In Isometric Systems in Isotropic Space: Map Projections--The Pyramid (The World from Below), 1978, the planet, with its identifiable land masses, is hypothesized as a pyramid instead of a globe.
These playfully idiosyncratic maps, Denes's unrelenting seriousness notwithstanding, exhibit a dry humor: Isometric Systems in Isotropic Space: Map Projections--The Hot Dog, 1976, for example, shows an earth that has improbably morphed into the shape of a frankfurter.