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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Exercise or a system of exercises in which isometric muscular contraction is used to strengthen and tone muscles, performed by the exertion of effort against resistance, usually of a stationary object.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as isometric exercise.

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  • noun Plural form of isometric.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun muscle-building exercises (or a system of musclebuilding exercises) involving muscular contractions against resistance without movement (the muscles contracts but the length of the muscle does not change)

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