Meaning of ISOMETRIC in English


I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at iso- + adjective

also iso·metrical “+

Etymology: is- + metr- (from Greek metron measure) + -ic or -ical — more at measure

: of, relating to, or characterized by equality of measure: as

a. : of, relating to, or having the form of an isometric drawing

b. : equigranular

c. : taking place at constant volume

an isometric change of temperature and pressure

d. of muscular contraction : taking place against resistance, without significant shortening of muscle fibers, and with marked increase in muscle tone — compare isotonic

e. of a stanza or strophe : having lines of equal measure

• iso·metrically “+ adverb

II. noun

( -s )

: isometric line

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