isarithm


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isarithm

(ˈaɪsəˌrɪðəm)
n
a line on a map connecting places which share the same value of a numerical variable, such as the same population density
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Noun1.isarithm - a line drawn on a map connecting points having the same numerical value of some variable
isobar - (meteorology)an isogram connecting points having equal barometric pressure at a given time
isochrone - an isogram connecting points at which something occurs or arrives at the same time
isoclinal, isoclinic line - an isogram connecting points of equal magnetic inclination
isohel - an isogram connecting points receiving equal amounts of sunshine
isotherm - (meteorology) an isogram connecting points having the same temperature at a given time
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
Translations
Isogramm
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This algorithm measures the fractal dimension of isarithm lines characterizing a spatial surface, and averages the dimension values of all lines as the surface's final fractal dimension.
Ring configuration: This particular configuration, where several polygons enclose each other like the peels of an onion (Figure 8b), is typical for maps of discretized continua, such as isarithm maps of temperature, heights fields, or snow depth.
The shaded isarithm maps presented in Figures 2a and 2b show the distance to the nearest hospitals from all locations within Illinois.