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Definition of isometrics

: exercise or a system of exercises in which opposing muscles are so contracted that there is little shortening but a great increase in tone of muscle fibers involved

First Known Use of isometrics

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Isometrics.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction
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Medical Definition of isometrics

: isometric exercise or an isometric system of exercises

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