from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The phenomenon whereby the physical properties (e.g., electric conductivity, refractive index) of a body depend on the direction in which they are measured.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Difference of quality or property in different directions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In physical, the state or quality of being æolotropic; the opposite of isotropy (which see); anisotropy.
aeolo- + -tropy (Wiktionary)