A curve is isothetic if it consists entirely of lines parallel to one of the coordinate axes in a given rectilinear coordinate system. A polygon or polyhedron is isothetic if all of its edges are parallel to one of the coordinate axes.
An example of an isothetic polygon is the rectangle for some , , , . Examples of non-isothetic shapes are the tilted square and the bipyramid .
(This entry is here because I couldn’t find a definition of isothetic on the web. If you know anything interesting about isothetic shapes, please adopt this entry!)
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