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isotherm


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Isotherm  \I"so*therm\,  n.  [Iso-  +  Gr  ?  heat,  fr  ?  hot.]  (Phys. 
  Geog.) 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  isotherm 
  n  :  an  isogram  connecting  points  having  the  same  temperature  at 
  a  given  time 




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