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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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It has never been referred to as a 14-letter isogram.
An isogram is a word in which every letter appears the same number of times.
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.
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.
Francis was represented by the fact that iaos is the only four-letter isogram in the Merriam-Webster unabridged having letters in alphabetic order in a certain scrambled alphabet, and Grant was introduced with his list of last-names-anagrams-of-first extracted from the New Zealand Electoral rolls.