Isobar
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}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • isobar — UK [ˈaɪsəʊˌbɑː(r)] / US [ˈaɪsəˌbɑr] noun [countable] Word forms isobar : singular isobar plural isobars science a line drawn on a weather map that connects places with the same air pressure …   English dictionary

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