isometric


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

i·so·met·ric

 (ī′sə-mĕt′rĭk)
adj. also i′so·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl)
1. Of or exhibiting equality in dimensions or measurements.
2. Of or being a crystal system of three equal axes lying at right angles to each other.
3. Physiology Of or involving muscular contraction against resistance in which the length of the muscle remains the same.
n.
A line connecting isometric points.

[From Greek īsometros, of equal measure : īso-, iso- + metron, measure; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]

i′so·met′ri·cal·ly adv.

isometric

(ˌaɪsəʊˈmɛtrɪk)
adj
1. having equal dimensions or measurements
2. (Physiology) physiol of or relating to muscular contraction that does not produce shortening of the muscle
3. (General Physics) (of a crystal or system of crystallization) having three mutually perpendicular equal axes
4. (Chemistry) crystallog another word for cubic4
5. (Poetry) prosody having or made up of regular feet
6. (General Engineering) (of a method of projecting a drawing in three dimensions) having the three axes equally inclined and all lines drawn to scale
n
7. (General Engineering) Also called: isometric drawing a drawing made in this way
8. (General Physics) Also called: isometric line a line on a graph showing variations of pressure with temperature at constant volume
[C19: from Greek isometria (see iso- + -metry) + -ic]
ˌisoˈmetrically adv

i•so•met•ric

(ˌaɪ səˈmɛ trɪk)

adj. Also, i`so•met′ri•cal.
1. of, pertaining to, or having equality of measure.
2. of or pertaining to isometric exercise.
3. noting or pertaining to a system of crystallization that is characterized by three equal axes at right angles to one another.
4. designating a method of projection (isomet′ric projec′tion) in which a three-dimensional object is represented by a drawing (i′somet′ric draw′ing) having the horizontal edges of the object drawn usu. at a 30° angle and all verticals projected perpendicularly from a horizontal base.
n.
6. an isometric drawing.
[1830–40; iso- + -metric]
i`so•met′ri•cal•ly, adv.

i·so·met·ric

(ī′sə-mĕt′rĭk)
See cubic.

isometric

- From Latin isus, "equal," and -metria, "measuring."
See also related terms for measuring.

isometric

Describes contraction that increases the internal tension in a muscle without shortening it.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.isometric - a line connecting isometric pointsisometric - a line connecting isometric points  
line - a mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart"
contour, contour line - a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height
Adj.1.isometric - related by an isometry
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
2.isometric - of or involving muscular contraction in which tension increases while length remains constant
physiology - the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
isotonic - of or involving muscular contraction in which tension is constant while length changes
3.isometric - having equal dimensions or measurements
equal - having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law"
4.isometric - of a crystal system characterized by three equal axes at right angles
crystallography - the branch of science that studies the formation and structure of crystals
cubic, three-dimensional - having three dimensions
Translations
izometrikus

isometric

[ˌaɪsəʊˈmetrɪk] ADJisométrico
isometric exercisesejercicios mpl isométricos

isometric

[ˌaɪsəʊˈmɛtrɪk] adj (Math, Geog, Poetry) → isometrico/a

iso·met·ric

a. isométrico-a, de dimensiones iguales.

isometric

adj isométrico
References in classic literature ?
In the valley beneath lay the city they had just left, its more prominent buildings showing as in an isometric drawing--among them the broad cathedral tower, with its Norman windows and immense length of aisle and nave, the spires of St Thomas's, the pinnacled tower of the College, and, more to the right, the tower and gables of the ancient hospice, where to this day the pilgrim may receive his dole of bread and ale.
The tests were implemented as follows: a) isometric strength of the back extensor and flexor muscles, three repetitions for each of directions at 60[degrees] flexion; and b) isokinetic concentric muscle strength of the back extensor and flexor muscles, three repetitions at 60[degrees]/s angular speed and 16 repetitions at 120[degrees]/s angular speed.
Blomkvist AW, Andersen S, deBruin ED, Jorgensen MG Isometric hand grip strength measured by Nintendo wii balance board-a reliable new method.
Isometric exercise activates autonomic nervous system (ANS), predominantly the parasympathetic limb.
These findings suggest that a uniform isometric relationship exists in grain crop species and that artificial selection in crop species has not changed this relationship.
After full explanation of the research protocol and completion of the informed consent and health history questionnaire, the subjects were placed in a custom-built chair designed for testing isometric strength of the leg extensors (Figure 1).
Musgrave s second class titled, Getting the Most Out of AutoCAD Plant 3D Isometrics will look at snippets of isometric drawing output and dig into where and how to make configuration changes.
You're never afforded the ability to see far enough forward to plan attacks, the tag-team buddy cop moves hardly ever work, and the isometric viewpoint obscures critical dangers.
2 If G is a connected graph and k is the length of a longest isometric cycle of G, then
In sequence, in the 6th and the 7th visits the volunteers did only LGP exercise isometric and dynamic, 3 sets with 75% of 1RM (see protocol exercises for details).