# Translations:Dictionary:Transverse isotropy/1/en

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Also called **polar** or **azimuthal anisotropy**; see Figure T-13. It involves elastic properties that are the same in any direction perpendicular to a symmetry axis and it has five independent elastic constants. This symmetry is like a crystal having hexagonal symmetry; see Figure S-29.