isometric

adjective iso·met·ric \ 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

isometrically

play \ˌī-sə-ˈme-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of isometric

circa 1855

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isometric

adjective iso·met·ric \ ˌī-sə-ˈme-trik \

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

isometrically

play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


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