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[ak-suh-noh-me-trik, -nuh-] /ˌæk sə noʊˈmɛ trɪk, -nə-/
adjective, Drafting.
designating a method of projection (axonometric projection) in which a three-dimensional object is represented by a drawing (axonometric drawing) having all axes drawn to exact scale, resulting in the optical distortion of diagonals and curves.
Compare cabinet (def 19), isometric (def 5), oblique (def 13).
Origin of axonometric
1905-10; < Greek áxōn (see axon) + -o- + -metric Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Architectural drafting techniques including orthographic and axonometric studies.
Word Origin and History for axonometric

1869, from axonometry (1865), from Greek axon (see axis) + metria "measurement" (see -metry).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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