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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Isotonic  \I`so*ton"ic\,  a.  [Iso-  +  tonic.] 
  Having  or  indicating,  equal  tones,  or  tension. 
 
  {Isotonic  system}  (Mus.),  a  system  consisting  of  intervals, 
  in  which  each  concord  is  alike  tempered,  and  in  which 
  there  are  twelve  equal  semitones. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  isotonic 
  adj  1:  used  of  solutions;  having  the  same  or  equal  osmotic  pressure 
  [syn:  {isosmotic}]  [ant:  {hypertonic},  {hypotonic}] 
  2:  relating  to  or  characterized  by  the  equal  intervals  of  the 
  well-tempered  scale;  "isotonic  tuning" 
  3:  (physiology)  of  two  or  more  muscles;  having  equal  tension 




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