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Isolationism

ʌɪsəˈleɪʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Isolationism:

noun

A policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups, especially the political affairs of other countries.

Usage examples:

The country chose a policy of isolationism that made it a secondary player in world political events

Meanings of Isolationist:

noun

A person favouring a policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups, especially the political affairs of other countries.

Usage examples:

There was intense opposition to the proposal from isolationists
adjective

Favouring a policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups.

Usage examples:

The country pursued an isolationist policy

Isolationists

ʌɪsəˈleɪʃ(ə)nɪst

Meanings of Isolationists:

noun

A person favouring a policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups, especially the political affairs of other countries.

Usage examples:

There was intense opposition to the proposal from isolationists
adjective

Favouring a policy of remaining apart from the affairs or interests of other groups.

Usage examples:

The country pursued an isolationist policy

Isolations

ˌaɪ.səlˈeɪ.ʃən

Meanings of Isolations:

noun

The process or fact of isolating or being isolated.

Usage examples:

Isolation from family and friends may also contribute to anxiety

Isoline

ˈaɪ.sə.laɪn

Meanings of Isoline:

noun

Another term for isopleth.

Isolines

ˈaɪ.sə.laɪn

Meanings of Isolines:

noun

Another term for isopleth.

Isomer

ˈaɪ.sə.mər

Meanings of Isomer:

noun

Each of two or more compounds with the same formula but a different arrangement of atoms in the molecule and different properties.

Usage examples:

However, several research groups have suggested cis isomers of lycopene are better absorbed than th…

Isomerase

ʌɪˈsɒməreɪz

Meanings of Isomerase:

noun

An enzyme which catalyses the conversion of a specified compound to an isomer.

Usage examples:

A peptidyl-prolyl cis–trans isomerase

Isomerism

aɪˈsɒm.ər.ɪz.əm

Meanings of Isomerism:

noun

The existence of two or more chemical substances that are isomers

Meanings of Isomerize:

verb

Change from one isomer to another.

Usage examples:

The glucose is isomerized to fructose

Isomerizing

ʌɪˈsɒmərʌɪz

Meanings of Isomerizing:

verb

Change from one isomer to another.

Usage examples:

The glucose is isomerized to fructose

Meanings of Isomerous:

adjective

Having or composed of parts that are similar in number or position.

Usage examples:

Tieghem (1898) placed aquifoliaceae near solanaceae because of the unitegmic ovule and the isomerou…

Isomers

ˈaɪ.sə.mər

Meanings of Isomers:

noun

Each of two or more compounds with the same formula but a different arrangement of atoms in the molecule and different properties.

Usage examples:

However, several research groups have suggested cis isomers of lycopene are better absorbed than th…

Isometric

ˌaɪsəʊˈmetrɪk

Meanings of Isometric:

adjective

Of or having equal dimensions.

Usage examples:

Mechanical activity was recorded on a polygraph via isometric transducers.

Isometrics

ʌɪsə(ʊ)ˈmɛtrɪks

Meanings of Isometrics:

plural noun

A system of physical exercises in which muscles are caused to act against each other or against a fixed object.

Usage examples:

This reaction occurs during activities that require a rapid and maximum application of force for a …

Meanings of Isometry:

noun

A transformation without a change to a figure's shape or size, such as rotation or reflection.

Usage examples:

A direct isometry is sometimes called a displacement

Isomorph

ˈʌɪsə(ʊ)mɔːf

Meanings of Isomorph:

noun

A substance or organism that exactly corresponds in form with another.

Usage examples:

A colony with a low degree of integration is one in which the modules are identical, fully autonomo…

Isomorphic

ˈaɪsəmɔːfɪk

Meanings of Isomorphic:

adjective

Corresponding or similar in form and relations.

Usage examples:

According to the variables necessary for filling the diagram, one establishes parallel relations of…

Isomorphs

ˈʌɪsə(ʊ)mɔːf

Meanings of Isomorphs:

noun

A substance or organism that exactly corresponds in form with another.

Usage examples:

A colony with a low degree of integration is one in which the modules are identical, fully autonomo…

Isoniazid

ˌʌɪsə(ʊ)ˈnʌɪəzɪd

Meanings of Isoniazid:

noun

A synthetic compound used as a bacteriostatic drug, chiefly to treat tuberculosis.

Usage examples:

Even the addition of a bactericidal drug streptomycin to isoniazid only resulted in a marginal incr…

Meanings of Isonitrile:

noun

Another term for isocyanide.

Meanings of Isooctane:

noun

A liquid hydrocarbon present in petroleum. it serves as a standard in the system of octane numbers.

Usage examples:

They are rated based on their ability to resist knocking against a standard mixture of two hydrocar…

Isopach

ˈʌɪsə(ʊ)pak

Meanings of Isopach:

noun

A line on a map or diagram connecting points beneath which a particular stratum or group of strata has the same thickness.

Usage examples:

The process of step-and-stair transgression thus continues until hydrostatic equilibrium is establi…

Meanings of Isopelletierine:

noun

An oily liquid alkaloid, c₈ h₁₅ no, obtained from the root bark of the pomegranate tree, punica granatum.

Isophote

ˈʌɪsə(ʊ)fəʊt

Meanings of Isophote:

noun

A line in a diagram connecting points where the intensity of light is the same.

Usage examples:

The result keeps the sharpness of bicubic interpolation while smoothing the isophotes to reduce jag…

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