isometric perspective

A type of visual perspective in which all dimensions parallel to the three principal spatial axes are shown in their true proportions.

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  • Isometric projection — is a form of graphical projection more specifically, an axonometric projection. It is a method of visually representing three dimensional objects in two dimensions, in which the three coordinate axes appear equally foreshortened and the angles… …   Wikipedia

  • Isometric — 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… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Isometric lines — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • isometric — 1840, lit. of the same measure, coined from Gk. isos equal + metron measure (see METER (Cf. meter) (n.2)). Originally a method of using perspective in drawing; the physiological sense relating to muscular action is from 1891, borrowed from Ger.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • isometric — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having equal dimensions. 2) Physiology involving an increase in muscle tension without contraction. 3) (of perspective drawing) in which the three principal dimensions are represented by axes 120° apart. DERIVATIVES isometrically… …   English terms dictionary

  • Perspective (graphical) — Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • isometric drawing — also called  isometric projection        method of graphic representation of three dimensional objects, used by engineers, technical illustrators, and, occasionally, architects. The technique is intended to combine the illusion of depth, as in a… …   Universalium

  • isometric — [ˌʌɪsəʊ mɛtrɪk] adjective 1》 of or having equal dimensions. 2》 Physiology (of muscular action) in which tension is developed without contraction. 3》 denoting a method of perspective drawing in which the three principal dimensions are represented… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Isometrical perspective — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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