isometry[ī säm′ə trē]
- equality of measure
- Geog. equality of height above sea level
Origin of isometryiso- + -metry
- Equality of measure.
- Equality of elevation above sea level.
- Mathematics A function between metric spaces which preserves distances, such as a rotation or translation in a plane.
- Biology A proportional change in the size of a part or parts of an organism as the organism grows.
From iso- and -metry.