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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Isobar  \I"so*bar\,  n.  [Iso-  +  Gr  ?  weight.]  (Phys.  Geog.) 
  A  line  connecting  or  marking  places  upon  the  surface  of  the 
  earth  where  height  of  the  barometer  reduced  to  sea  level  is 
  the  same  either  at  a  given  time,  or  for  a  certain  period 
  (mean  height),  as  for  a  year;  an  isopiestic  line  [Written 
  also  {isobare}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Isobar  \I"so*bar\,  n. 
  The  quality  or  state  of  being  equal  in  weight,  especially  in 
  atmospheric  pressure.  Also  the  theory,  method,  or 
  application  of  isobaric  science. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  isobar 
  n  :  an  isogram  connecting  points  having  equal  barometric 
  pressure  at  a  given  time 




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