Meaning of ISOMETRIC in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌī-sə-ˈme-trik ]


Date: circa 1855

1. : of, relating to, or characterized by equality of measure ; especially : relating to or being a crystallographic system characterized by three equal axes at right angles

2. : of, relating to, involving, or being muscular contraction (as in isometrics) against resistance, without significant shortening of muscle fibers, and with marked increase in muscle tone — compare isotonic

• iso·met·ri·cal·ly -tri-k(ə-)lē adverb

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