The term isometric
comes from the Greek for "having equal measurement".
isometric may mean:
- Isometric projection (or “isometric perspective”), a method for the visual representation of three-dimensional objects in two dimensions; a form of orthographic projection, or more specifically, an axonometric projection.
- Isometric exercise, a form of resistance exercise in which one's muscles are used in opposition with other muscle groups, to increase strength, for bodybuilding, physical fitness, or strength training.
- Isometre, a rhythmic technique in music. See also: homorhythm.
- Isometric joystick, a computer input option.
- Isometric process, a thermodynamic process at constant volume (also isovolumetric)
- Isometry, a mathematical distance-preserving function, like congruence in geometry.
- Isometric crystal system, also called cubic crystal system.