adjective Etymology: Greek isochronos, from is- + chronos time Date: 1680 uniform in time ; having equal duration ; recurring at regular intervals • isochronally adverbisochronism noun

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  • Isochronal — I*soch ro*nal, a. [See {Isochronous}.] Uniform in time; of equal time; performed in equal times; recurring at regular intervals; as, isochronal vibrations or oscillations. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • isochronal — [ī säk′rə nəl] adj. [< ModL isochronus < Gr isochronos < isos, equal + chronos, time + AL] 1. equal in length of time 2. occurring at equal intervals of time: Also isochronous isochronally adv. isochronism n …   English World dictionary

  • isochronal — adjective equal in duration or interval the oscillations were isochronal • Syn: ↑isochronous • Similar to: ↑equal …   Useful english dictionary

  • isochronal — isochronally, adv. /uy sok reuh nl/, adj. 1. equal or uniform in time. 2. performed in equal intervals of time. 3. characterized by motions or vibrations of equal duration. [1670 80; < NL isochron(us) ( < Gk isóchronos equal in age or time; see… …   Universalium

  • isochronal — adjective a) having the same duration b) happening at regular periods; isochronous, periodic …   Wiktionary

  • isochronal — isoch·ro·nal (i sokґrə nəl) isochronous …   Medical dictionary

  • isochronal — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Happening or appearing at regular intervals: cyclic, cyclical, isochronous, periodic, periodical, recurrent. Idiom: like clockwork. See REPETITION …   English dictionary for students

  • isochronal — adj. equal in time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isochronal — a. Isochronous, uniform in time, performed in equal times, of equal time, of equal duration (as the vibrations of a pendulum) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • isochronal — isoch·ro·nal …   English syllables

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