isometric


iso·met·ric

adjective \ˌī-sə-ˈme-trik\

Definition of ISOMETRIC

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

First Known Use of ISOMETRIC

circa 1855

Other Mineralogy Terms

agate, host, inclusion, matrix, streak

iso·met·ric

adjective \ˌī-sə-ˈme-trik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ISOMETRIC

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 change of length of muscle fibers, and with marked increase in muscle tone—compare isotonic 2
iso·met·ri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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