|1.||having equal dimensions or measurements|
|2.||physiol of or relating to muscular contraction that does not produce shortening of the muscle|
|3.||(of a crystal or system of crystallization) having three mutually perpendicular equal axes|
|4.||crystallog another word for cubic|
|5.||prosody having or made up of regular feet|
|6.||(of a method of projecting a drawing in three dimensions) having the three axes equally inclined and all lines drawn to scale|
|7.||Also called: isometric drawing a drawing made in this way|
|8.||Also called: isometric line a line on a graph showing variations of pressure with temperature at constant volume|
|[C19: from Greek isometria (see |
isometric i·so·met·ric (ī'sə-mět'rĭk)
Of or exhibiting equality in dimensions or measurements.
Of, relating to, or being a crystal system of three equal axes lying at right angles to each other.
Of or involving muscular contraction against resistance in which the length of the muscle remains the same.
|isometric (ī'sə-mět'rĭk) Pronunciation Key
method of graphic representation of three-dimensional objects, used by engineers, technical illustrators, and, occasionally, architects. The technique is intended to combine the illusion of depth, as in a perspective rendering, with the undistorted presentation of the object's principal dimensions, that is, those parallel to a chosen set of three mutually perpendicular coordinate axes.
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