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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.]
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nAlso called: isothermal or isothermal line
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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
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A line drawn on a weather map connecting places having the same average temperature.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A line drawn on a map linking places that have the same temperature.
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|Noun||1.||isotherm - (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)
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isotherm[ˈaɪsəʊθɜːm] N → isoterma f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n (Met) → Isotherme f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
isotherm[ˈaɪsəʊˌθɜːm] n → isoterma
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995