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isometric

1. Physiol of or relating to muscular contraction that does not produce shortening of the muscle
2. (of a crystal or system of crystallization) having three mutually perpendicular equal axes
3. Crystallog another word for cubic
4. Prosody having or made up of regular feet
5. (of a method of projecting a drawing in three dimensions) having the three axes equally inclined and all lines drawn to scale
6. a drawing made in this way
7. a line on a graph showing variations of pressure with temperature at constant volume

isometric

[¦ī·sə′me·trik]
(physics)
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Given real normed spaces X, Y and an isometrical embedding T : U [right arrow] Y where U is a certain subset of X, we investigate the extendability of T to a linear isometry between X and Y.
sigma]] is an isometrical isomorphism, the strong convergence of [V.
Isometrical cooling back to 20 [degrees] C causes residual setting stresses [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 5b OMITTED].
John Logan classifies the work as an ars poetica, "a complete statement and illustration of La Fontaine's poetic principles and practice" (3753A), and a close study of Psyche's passages in verse demonstrates that this assessment is correct: indeed, a close study of some of Psyche's poems demonstrates a wide range in form, while some poems display the formal conservatism of isometrical alexandrines, others resemble the Fables--and rococo poetry--in that they demonstrate no obvious pattern.
It is also most likely this reason that the composer had in mind when he emphasized the work's isometrical layout in his manuscript footnote to the performer, cited above.