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isomorph

[′ī·sə‚mȯrf]
(mineralogy)
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Only the minimum necessary changes in wording were made to the seven premises to make them consistent with the cover story in each of the problem's isomorphs.
Troncale, A hybrid systems method: tests for hierarchy and links between isomorphs.
This means that the models of the isomorphs indicated in Table 1 were now included.
Langasite and its isomorphs, such as langatate and langanite, have attracted significant attention in recent years as materials for improved electronic oscillators and filters.
362) The federal Defense of Marriage Act and its isomorphs in the states ventured for the first rime into legal definitions of marriage.
Feedback, however, focu ses the solver on the surface structure of problems and, thus, makes it difficult for solvers to see connections between isomorphs.
I wish to suggest that these may exist as isomorphs of a profoundly reductionistic pattern of health-care delivery, what Gregory Bateson called "ecology chopping.
Since so many relations are isomorphic to one another, eliminating isomorphs has a dramatic effect.
Samples from New Brunswick and southern California (Ventura County) were also included to yield reference alleles ensuring that isomorphs were identified as in Preziosi and Fairbairn (1992).
On the other hand, the two approaches are not--as some people would imply--simply isomorphs with disparate terminology.
A good example of a pair of isomorphs are the words SWEETHEART and BLOODHOUND.
Recently, a new class of synthetic crystals based on langasite--a lanthanum-galliumsilicate--and its isomorphs, langanite and langatate, have exhibited properties that could make them useful substitutes for quartz in many applications.