Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Growing toward or away from a stimulus such as gravity, especially along a vertical axis. Used of a plant or plant part.
  • adjective Of or relating to a bridge deck consisting of steel plates supported by ribs underneath.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, of or pertaining to or exhibiting orthotropism; growing vertically.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Having the longer axis vertical; -- said of erect stems.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective botany growing vertically, either upwards or downwards
  • adjective adjective for orthotropics, e.g., "An orthotropic appliance is one used in orthotropic (facial growth guidance) treatment."

Etymologies

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ortho- + -tropic

Examples

  • Last, and usually least in effectiveness in my arsenal, are orthotropic substances (in the form of little pills and capsules) commonly known as vitamins or food supplements.

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  • Important steps are non-linear, strong orthotropic Finite Element Analysis and crash simulation.

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  • New exact solutions for free vibrations of rectangular thin plates. pdf New exact solutions for free vibrations of thin orthotropic rectangular plates. pdf Closed form solutions for free vibrations of rectangular Mindlin plates. pdf I did not find in your article what you mean "novel separation of variables" and also any result which has been obtained "for the first time"!

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  • Important steps are non-linear, strong orthotropic Finite Element Analysis and crash simulation.

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  • For example, is the material isotropic or orthotropic?

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  • New exact solutions for free vibrations of rectangular thin plates. pdf New exact solutions for free vibrations of thin orthotropic rectangular plates. pdf Closed form solutions for free vibrations of rectangular Mindlin plates. pdf I did not find in your article what you mean "novel separation of variables" and also any result which has been obtained "for the first time"!

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  • Navier equations for orthotropic plates (analytical solution)

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  • Navier equations for orthotropic plates (analytical solution)

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  • Anyone knows the equations for solving orthotropic plates by Navier method.

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  • Anyone knows the equations for solving orthotropic plates by Navier method.

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  • stemic???

    February 19, 2011