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anisometric

[an-ahy-suh-me-trik, an-ahy-] /ænˌaɪ səˈmɛ trɪk, ˌæn aɪ-/
adjective
1.
not isometric; of unequal measurement.
2.
Mineralogy. (of a crystal) having axes of different lengths (opposed to equant).
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; an-1 + isometric
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  • The lateral packing of the anisometric cross-sections leads to two distinct spacings giving rise to the observed equatorial peaks.
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anisometric

/ænˌaɪsəʊˈmɛtrɪk/
adjective
1.
not isometric; having unsymmetrical parts or unequal measurements
2.
(of a crystal) having unequal axes
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