/aɪsəˈmɔfəs/ (say uysuh'mawfuhs)

(of a substance) undergoing a more or less extended, continuous variation in chemical composition, with accompanying variations in physical and chemical properties, but maintaining the same crystal structure.
{iso- + -morphous}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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  • Isomorphous — I so*mor phous, a. [Iso + morphous.] Having the quality of isomorphism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Isomorphous — Isomorphous. См. Изоморфный. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • isomorphous — isomorphic ► ADJECTIVE ▪ corresponding in form and relations. DERIVATIVES isomorphism noun isomorphous adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • isomorphous — adjective Date: 1827 isomorphic 1a • isomorph noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • isomorphous — /uy seuh mawr feuhs/, adj. Chem., Crystall. (of a compound or mineral) capable of crystallizing in a form similar to that of another compound or mineral, used esp. of substances so closely related that they form end members of a series of solid… …   Universalium

  • isomorphous — adjective Of, relating to, or exhibiting isomorphism …   Wiktionary

  • isomorphous — Having the same form or shape, or being morphologically equal. SYN: isomorphic. * * * iso·mor·phous (i″so morґfəs) [iso + morphous] being similar in form …   Medical dictionary

  • isomorphous — adj. (Chemistry) able to crystallize into a form similar to that of a different compound or mineral (of a compound or mineral) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isomorphous — a. Of similar crystalline form …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • isomorphous — iso·mor·phous …   English syllables

  • isomorphous — i•so•mor•phous [[t]ˌaɪ səˈmɔr fəs[/t]] adj. chem. (of a chemical compound or mineral) capable of crystallizing in a form similar to that of another compound or mineral • Etymology: 1820–30; iso + morphous …   From formal English to slang

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