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i·so·therm

 (ī′sə-thûrm′)
n.
A line drawn on a weather map or chart linking all points of equal or constant temperature.

[From French isotherme, having the same temperature : Greek īso-, iso- + Greek thermē, heat; see -therm.]

isotherm

(ˈaɪsəʊˌθɜːm)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a line on a map linking places of equal temperature
2. (General Physics) physics a curve on a graph that connects points of equal temperature
Also called: isothermal or isothermal line

i•so•therm

(ˈaɪ səˌθɜrm)

n.
1. a line on a weather map or chart connecting points having equal temperature.
2. a curve representing changes in volume and pressure while at the same temperature.
[1855–60; < French; see isothermal]

i·so·therm

(ī′sə-thûrm′)
A line drawn on a weather map connecting places having the same average temperature.

isotherm

A line drawn on a map linking places that have the same temperature.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.isotherm - (meteorology) an isogram connecting points having the same temperature at a given timeisotherm - (meteorology) an isogram connecting points having the same temperature at a given time
weather chart, weather map - (meteorology) a map showing the principal meteorological elements at a given time and over an extended region
meteorology - the earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
isarithm, isogram, isopleth - a line drawn on a map connecting points having the same numerical value of some variable
Translations
izoterma
izotermė
isotherm

isotherm

[ˈaɪsəʊθɜːm] Nisoterma f

isotherm

n (Met) → Isotherme f

isotherm

[ˈaɪsəʊˌθɜːm] nisoterma
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