Definition of Isometric

1. Noun. A line connecting isometric points.

Exact synonyms: Isometric Line
Generic synonyms: Line
Specialized synonyms: Contour, Contour Line



2. Adjective. Related by an isometry.
Category relationships: Math, Mathematics, Maths
Partainyms: Isometry
Derivative terms: Isometry

3. Adjective. Of or involving muscular contraction in which tension increases while length remains constant.
Category relationships: Physiology
Antonyms: Isotonic

4. Adjective. Having equal dimensions or measurements.
Exact synonyms: Isometrical
Similar to: Equal
Derivative terms: Isometry, Isometry, Isometry

5. Adjective. Of a crystal system characterized by three equal axes at right angles.
Category relationships: Crystallography
Similar to: Cubic, Three-dimensional

Definition of Isometric

1. a. Pertaining to, or characterized by, equality of measure.

Definition of Isometric

1. Adjective. Of, or exhibiting equality in dimensions. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, or being a geometric system of three equal axes lying at right angles to each other (especially in crystallography). ¹

3. Adjective. (physiology) Of or involving muscular contraction against resistance in which the length of the muscle remains the same. See also: Wikipedia:isometric exercise ¹

4. Adjective. (physics of a thermodynamic process) Taking place at constant volume because of being confined by rigid boundaries. ¹

5. Noun. A line connecting isometric points. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Isometric

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Isometric

1. 1. Of equal dimensions. 2. In physiology, denoting the condition when the ends of a contracting muscle are held fixed so that contraction produces increased tension at a constant overall length. Compare: auxotonic, isotonic, isovolumic. Origin: iso-+ G. Metron, measure (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isometric

isomerism
isomerisms
isomerization
isomerizations
isomerize
isomerized
isomerizes
isomerizing
isomerohydrolase
isomeromorphism
isomerous
isomers
isomertieite
isomethadone
isometheptene
isometric (current term)
isometric chart
isometric contraction
isometric contraction period
isometric exercise
isometric line
isometric period of cardiac cycle
isometric perspective
isometric relaxation
isometric relaxation period
isometric ruler
isometric space
isometric spaces
isometric tension
isometric traction

Literary usage of Isometric

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1. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana, William Ebenezer Ford (1922)
"Of the three classes, the isometric CLASS includes all crystals ... A. isometric CRYSTALS 375. It has been stated that crystals of the isometric system are ..."

2. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana, James Dwight Dana (1877)
"All isometric crystals are alike in this respect that they simply refract, ... In consequence of their isotropic character, isometric crystals exhibit no ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"These lines are called isometric axes and are parallel to the directions of the three ... This is known as isometric drawing and is used almost exclusively ..."

4. A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen by Thomas Ewing French (1918)
"isometric Drawing.—The simplest of these systems is isometric drawing. If a cube in orthographic projection, Fig. 233, be conceived as revolved about a ..."

5. The Fundamentals of Mechanical Drawing by Richard Shelton Kirby (1918)
"versally used in preference to isometric projection. Fig. \b shows an isometric projection and an isometric drawing of a cube superimposed; ..."

6. A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen by Thomas Ewing French (1918)
"isometric Drawing.—The simplest of these systems is isometric drawing. If a cube in orthographic projection, Fig. 233, be conceived as revolved about a ..."

7. Descriptive Geometry by Ervin Kenison, Harry Cyrus Bradley (1917)
"336, the two diagonals of the rectangular face AOC are equal in the object, but are not equal in the isometric drawing. Neither does the true angle between ..."

8. Introductory Course in Mechanical Drawing by John Clayton Tracy, Edwin Hoyt Lockwood (1898)
"Non-rectangular objects are also easily drawn in isometric ; but it takes more time, ... ILLUSTRATION: Let it be required to draw an isometric hexagon. ..."

9. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana, William Ebenezer Ford (1922)
"Of the three classes, the isometric CLASS includes all crystals ... A. isometric CRYSTALS 375. It has been stated that crystals of the isometric system are ..."

10. A Text-book of Mineralogy: With an Extended Treatise on Crystallography and by Edward Salisbury Dana, James Dwight Dana (1877)
"All isometric crystals are alike in this respect that they simply refract, ... In consequence of their isotropic character, isometric crystals exhibit no ..."

11. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"These lines are called isometric axes and are parallel to the directions of the three ... This is known as isometric drawing and is used almost exclusively ..."

12. A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen by Thomas Ewing French (1918)
"isometric Drawing.—The simplest of these systems is isometric drawing. If a cube in orthographic projection, Fig. 233, be conceived as revolved about a ..."

13. The Fundamentals of Mechanical Drawing by Richard Shelton Kirby (1918)
"versally used in preference to isometric projection. Fig. \b shows an isometric projection and an isometric drawing of a cube superimposed; ..."

14. A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen by Thomas Ewing French (1918)
"isometric Drawing.—The simplest of these systems is isometric drawing. If a cube in orthographic projection, Fig. 233, be conceived as revolved about a ..."

15. Descriptive Geometry by Ervin Kenison, Harry Cyrus Bradley (1917)
"336, the two diagonals of the rectangular face AOC are equal in the object, but are not equal in the isometric drawing. Neither does the true angle between ..."

16. Introductory Course in Mechanical Drawing by John Clayton Tracy, Edwin Hoyt Lockwood (1898)
"Non-rectangular objects are also easily drawn in isometric ; but it takes more time, ... ILLUSTRATION: Let it be required to draw an isometric hexagon. ..."

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