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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.

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

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.

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.
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
Translations
izobar

isobar

[ˈaɪsəʊbɑːʳ] Nisobara f

isobar

nIsobare f

isobar

[ˈaɪsəʊˌbɑːʳ] n (Phys) → elemento isobaro (Met) → isobara
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