Meaning of ISOMETRIC in English


adj.1 of equal measure.

2 Physiol. (of muscle action) developing tension while the muscle is prevented from contracting.

3 (of a drawing etc.) with the plane of projection at equal angles to the three principal axes of the object shown.

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


isometrically adv. isometry n. (in sense 4).

Etymology: Gk isometria equality of measure (as ISO-, -METRY)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.