Isobront I"so*bront ([imac]"s[-o]*br[o^]nt), n. [Iso- + Gr. bronth` thunder.] (Meteor.) An imaginary line, or a line on a chart, marking the simultaneous development of a thunderstorm, as noted by observing the time when the thunder is heard at different places. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • isobront — /uy seuh bront /, n. Meteorol. a line on a weather map or chart connecting various points where a given phase of thunderstorm activity occurred simultaneously. [1885 90; ISO + bront < Gk bronté thunder] * * * …   Universalium

  • isobront — noun A line drawn through geographical points at which a given phase of thunderstorm activity occurred simultaneously …   Wiktionary

  • isobront — line connecting points of simultaneous storm development Contour Lines …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • isobront — iso·bront …   English syllables

  • isobront — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Isopleths — An isopleth, or contour line, is a feature of meteorological charts, connecting points which have an equal value of some variable at a given time and spatial area. The particular variables shown on a given chart may include values such as… …   Wikipedia

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  • isobronton — noun see isobront …   Useful english dictionary

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