isohyet(redirected from isohyets)
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A line drawn on a map connecting points that receive equal amounts of rainfall.
(Physical Geography) a line on a map connecting places having equal rainfall
[C19: from iso- + -hyet, from Greek huetos rain]
i•so•hy•et(ˌaɪ səˈhaɪ ət)
a line drawn on a map connecting points having equal rainfall at a certain time or for a stated period.
[1895–1900; iso- + -hyet < Greek hyetós rain]
A line drawn on a map linking places that have the same rainfall.