Meaning of ISOMETRIC in English


[ ˌʌɪsəʊ'mɛtrɪk ]

■ adjective

1》 of or having equal dimensions.

2》 Physiology (of muscular action) in which tension is developed without contraction.

3》 denoting a method of perspective drawing in which the three principal dimensions are represented by three axes 120° apart.

4》 Mathematics (of a transformation) without change of shape or size.


~ally adverb

isometry noun ʌɪ'sɒmətri


C19: from Gk isometria 'equality of measure' (from isos 'equal' + -metria 'measuring') + -ic .

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