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dimetric Line breaks: di|met¦ric
Pronunciation: /dʌɪˈmɛtrɪk/

Definition of dimetric in English:


(In technical drawing) denoting or incorporating a method of showing projection or perspective using a set of three geometrical axes of which two are of the same scale or dimension but the third is of another.
Example sentences
  • In fact, the dimetric sphere is no longer represented by a circle, but is represented by an ellipse.
  • The preparation of dimetric and trimetric scales are also prepared by known techniques.
  • To draw the outline of an object in dimetric projection, two scales are required.


Mid 19th century: from di-1 'two' + Greek metron 'measure' + -ic.

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