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English noun: isometry

1. isometry (time) the growth rates in different parts of a growing organism are the same

Broader (hypernym)growth rate, rate of growth

Domain categorydevelopment, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny

2. isometry a one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points

SamplesThe isometries of the cube.

Broader (hypernym)function, map, mapping, mathematical function, single-valued function

3. isometry (attribute) equality of elevation above sea level

Broader (hypernym)elevation

4. isometry (attribute) equality of measure (e.g., equality of height above sea level or equality of loudness etc.)

Broader (hypernym)equality

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