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Definitions of Isotherm

Pronunciation : I"so*therm
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Iso- + Gr. (Phys. Geog.)
Definition : Defn: A line connecting or marking points on the earth's surface having the same temperature. This may be the temperature for a given time of observation, or the mean temperature for a year or other period. Also, a similar line based on the distribution of temperature in the ocean.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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