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3 definitions found
 for isometric
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Isometric \I`so*met"ric\, Isometrical \I`so*met"ric*al\, a.
     [Iso- + Gr. me`tron measure.]
     1. Pertaining to, or characterized by, equality of measure.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Crystallog.) Noting, or conforming to, that system of
        crystallization in which the three axes are of equal
        length and at right angles to each other; monometric;
        regular; cubic. Cf. Crystallization.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Of or pertaining to isometrics.
        [PJC]
  
     Isometric lines (Thermodynamics), lines representing in a
        diagram the relations of pressure and temperature in a
        gas, when the volume remains constant.
  
     Isometrical perspective. See under Perspective.
  
     Isometrical projection, a species of orthographic
        projection, in which but a single plane of projection is
        used. It is so named from the fact that the projections of
        three equal lines, parallel respectively to three
        rectangular axes, are equal to one another. This kind of
        projection is principally used in delineating buildings or
        machinery, in which the principal lines are parallel to
        three rectangular axes, and the principal planes are
        parallel to three rectangular planes passing through the
        three axes.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  isometric
      adj 1: related by an isometry
      2: of or involving muscular contraction in which tension
         increases while length remains constant [ant: isotonic]
      3: having equal dimensions or measurements [syn: isometric,
         isometrical]
      4: of a crystal system characterized by three equal axes at
         right angles
      n 1: a line connecting isometric points [syn: isometric line,
           isometric]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  22 Moby Thesaurus words for "isometric":
     aerographic, aerologic, baric, barographic, barometric,
     climatologic, cyclonic, elemental, equiangular, equidimensional,
     equilateral, equiproportional, equisided, equisized, equispaced,
     high-pressure, isobaric, isopiestic, macroclimatic, meteorologic,
     microclimatic, microclimatologic
  
  

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