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isometric

i·so·met·ric

isometric

 
pronunciation:
aI s me trihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having or displaying equal measurements or dimensions.
definition 2: of or pertaining to a crystal system that has three equal axes at right angles to each other.
definition 3: of or pertaining to the contraction or exercise of the muscles by exerting them against fixed objects.
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part of speech: noun
definition: (pl.) exercises in which one muscle or part of the body is forcefully exerted against another or against an immovable object or surface, to improve muscle tone without affecting the length of muscle fibers; isometric exercises.
derivations: isometrical (adj.), isometrically (adv.)
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