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aeolotropic

[ee-uh-loh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌi ə loʊˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/
adjective, Physics.
1.
not isotropic; anisotropic.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; < Greek aiólo(s) fickle, changeful + -tropic
Related forms
aeolotropy
[ee-uh-lo-truh-pee] /ˌi əˈlɒ trə pi/ (Show IPA),
aeolotropism, noun
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  • Orthotropic, or even aeolotropic, material properties may be represented.
British Dictionary definitions for aeolotropic

aeolotropic

/ˌiːələʊˈtrɒpɪk/
adjective
1.
a less common word for anisotropic
Word Origin
C19: from Greek aiolos fickle + -tropic
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