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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anisotrope  \An"i*so*trope`\,  Anisotropic  \An`i*so*trop"ic\,  a. 
  [Gr.  ?  unequal  +  ?  a  turning,  ?  to  turn.]  (Physics) 
  Not  isotropic;  having  different  properties  in  different 
  directions;  thus  crystals  of  the  isometric  system  are 
  optically  isotropic,  but  all  other  crystals  are  anisotropic. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anisotropic 
  adj  :  not  invariant  with  respect  to  direction;  "anisotropic 
  crystals"  [ant:  {isotropic}] 




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