Isotherm



[ahy-suh-thurm] /ˈaɪ səˌθɜrm/

noun
1.
Meteorology. a line on a weather map or chart connecting points having equal temperature.
2.
Also called isothermal line. Physics. a curve on which every point represents the same temperature.
/ˈaɪsəʊˌθɜːm/
noun
1.
a line on a map linking places of equal temperature
2.
(physics) a curve on a graph that connects points of equal temperature
n.

1860, from French isotherme (Humboldt, 1817), from Greek iso- (see iso-) + therme “heat” (see thermal).
isotherm
(ī’sə-thûrm’)
A line drawn on a weather map connecting points that have the same temperature. Each point can mark one temperature reading or an average of several readings.

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