aeolotropic

[ee-uh-loh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]
adjective Physics.
not isotropic; anisotropic.

Origin:
1865–70; < Greek aiólo(s) fickle, changeful + -tropic

aeolotropy [ee-uh-lo-truh-pee] , aeolotropism, noun
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aeolotropic (ˌiːələʊˈtrɒpɪk)
 
adj
a less common word for anisotropic
 
[C19: from Greek aiolos fickle + -tropic]

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Orthotropic, or even aeolotropic, material properties may be represented.
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