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i·so·bar

 (ī′sə-bär′)
n.
1. A line on a weather map connecting points of equal atmospheric pressure. Also called isopiestic.
2. Any of two or more kinds of atoms having the same atomic mass but different atomic numbers.

[iso- + Greek baros, weight; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots.]

i′so·bar′ic (-bär′ĭk, -băr′-) adj.
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isobar

(ˈaɪsəʊˌbɑː)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a line on a map connecting places of equal atmospheric pressure, usually reduced to sea level for purposes of comparison, at a given time or period
2. (General Physics) physics any of two or more atoms that have the same mass number but different atomic numbers: tin-115 and indium-115 are isobars. Compare isotope
[C19: from Greek isobarēs of equal weight, from iso- + baros weight]
ˈisobarˌism n
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i•so•bar

(ˈaɪ səˌbɑr)

n.
1. a line drawn on a weather map or chart that connects points at which the barometric pressure is the same.
2. Also, i′so•bare` (-ˌbɛər) one of two or more atoms having equal atomic weights but different atomic numbers.
[1860–65; < Greek isobarḗs of equal weight]
i`so•bar′ic (-ˈbær-) adj.
i′so•bar`ism (-ˌbɑr-) n.
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i·so·bar

(ī′sə-bär′)
A line drawn on a weather map connecting places having the same atmospheric pressure.
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A line drawn on a map linking places with the same atmospheric pressure.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.isobar - (meteorology)an isogram connecting points having equal barometric pressure at a given timeisobar - (meteorology)an isogram connecting points having equal barometric pressure 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
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Translations
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isobar

[ˈaɪsəʊbɑːʳ] Nisobara f
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isobar

nIsobare f
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isobar

[ˈaɪsəʊˌbɑːʳ] n (Phys) → elemento isobaro (Met) → isobara
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Now, for the black hole (15) by taking proper values of the related parameters we can plot the isobars as displayed in Figure 1.
These scenarios are usually caught by the TAF forecasts, but you can also spot it on the prog charts when your destination has had a lot of cold weather and there are several isobars trailing southward from the warm front towards the Gulf of Mexico or Atlantic Ocean.
It is six decades since a forecaster called George Cowling drew isobars and rainfall on a large map in a studio.
During the anticyclone that began in mid-June, there were widely spaced isobars from the Atlantic into Russia, North Cape to the Sahara.
To illustrate the benefits from Isobars, two identical core pins measuring 1" in diameter and 6" long were tested with a heated platen providing a common heat source.
The most difficult of the 10 questions appeared to be: "What is the name given to the lines on a synoptic chart?" to which 13 per cent of those polled gave the correct answer of "isobars".
The older sister I never had will be leaving her isobars and just heading for the bars - so no change there.
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A good excuse to sack all those expensive bimbos and himbos who drape themselves over the isobars.
These stripes, running parallel to the shard's longest side, suggest ripples emanating from a pebble dropped into a pond or isobars on a weather map.