[ahy-suh-me-trik] /ˌaɪ səˈmɛ trɪk/
adjective, Also, isometrical
of, relating to, or having equality of measure.
of or relating to .
Crystallography. noting or pertaining to that system of crystallization that is characterized by three equal axes at right angles to one another.
Prosody. of equal measure; made up of regular feet.
Drafting. designating a method of projection (isometric projection) in which a three-dimensional object is represented by a drawing (i·somet·ric draw·ing) having the horizontal edges of the object drawn usually at a 30° angle and all verticals projected perpendicularly from a horizontal base, all lines being drawn to scale.
isometrics, (def 1).
an isometric drawing.
Also called isometric line. Physics. (def 1).
(functioning as sing) physical exercise involving isometric contraction of muscles
having equal dimensions or measurements
(physiol) of or relating to muscular contraction that does not produce shortening of the muscle
(of a crystal or system of crystallization) having three mutually perpendicular equal axes
(crystallog) another word for cubic (sense 4)
(prosody) having or made up of regular feet
(of a method of projecting a drawing in three dimensions) having the three axes equally inclined and all lines drawn to scale
Also called isometric drawing. a drawing made in this way
Also called isometric line. a line on a graph showing variations of pressure with temperature at constant volume
1962, American English, from isometric; also see -ics.
1838, literally “of the same measure,” coined from Greek isos “equal” (see iso-) + metron “measure” (see meter (n.2)). Originally a method of using perspective in drawing; the physiological sense relating to muscular action is from 1891, from German isometrisch in this sense (1882).
isometric i·so·met·ric (ī’sə-mět’rĭk)
- Isometric scale
isometric scale n. A radiopaque strip of metal calibrated in centimeters, placed between the buttocks of an individual to be x-rayed, used to measure anteroposterior diameters of the pelvis.
[ahy-soh-mi-troh-pee-uh] /ˌaɪ soʊ mɪˈtroʊ pi ə/ noun, Ophthalmology. 1. equality of refraction in the two eyes of an individual. /ˌaɪsəʊmɪˈtrəʊpɪə/ noun 1. (ophthalmol) equal refraction of the two eyes isometropia i·so·me·tro·pi·a (ī’sō-mĭ-trō’pē-ə) n. Equality of refraction in both eyes.
[ahy-som-i-tree] /aɪˈsɒm ɪ tri/ noun 1. equality of measure. 2. Biology. equal growth rates in two parts of a developing organism. 3. Geography. equality with respect to height above sea level. 4. Mathematics. a function from one metric space onto a second metric space having the property that the distance between two points in the […]
[ahy-suh-mawrf] /ˈaɪ səˌmɔrf/ noun 1. an organism that is isomorphic with another or others. 2. an isomorphous substance. /ˈaɪsəʊˌmɔːf/ noun 1. a substance or organism that exhibits isomorphism isomorph i·so·morph (ī’sə-môrf’) n. An object, an organism, or a substance exhibiting isomorphism.