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(Physical Geography) another name for isopleth


(ˈaɪ səˌgræm)

a line representing equality with respect to a given variable, used to relate points on maps, charts, etc.
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Noun1.isogram - 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
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An isogram is a word in which every letter appears the same number of times.
As a programmer by trade, I started to think about ways to find larger input sets that create an isogram.
the same letter figures at the head of each of the eleven permutations); poems 78 and 123 are isograms on the final; poem 24 is an isogram on the diagonal (top left to bottom right), and poem 26 an isogram on the reverse diagonal.
It has never been referred to as a 14-letter isogram.
Recreational linguists are familiar with the following "- gram" family members: anagram, pangram, isogram, even the obscure automynorcagram.
With Will Shortz's help, I selected extreme examples of wordplay involving the largest word-square (Jeff Grant's 10-square), longest lipogram, longest isogram, longest anagram, highest-scoring Scrabble moves and games, shortest pangram, longest list of non-crashing five-letter words, and longest palindrome (David Stephens' 58795-1etter "Satire: Veritas").
The word features all five major vowels, almost in order, and remains an isogram with a sixth vowel in ambidextrously.
Because of the potentially large number of plural and possessive names, this type of pair isogram has been excluded.