Isocryme
Isocryme I"so*cryme, n. [Iso- + Gr. ? cold.] (Phys. Geog.) A line connecting points on the earth's surface having the same mean temperature in the coldest month of the year. [1913 Webster]

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  • isocryme — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at iso +ˌkrīm or ˌkrim noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary is + Greek krymos frost, icy cold more at crust : an imaginary line or a line on a map or chart connecting points having the same m …   Useful english dictionary

  • isocryme — line connecting points of equal winter temperature Contour Lines …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • isocryme — iso·cryme …   English syllables

  • isocryme —   n. isotherm for coldest period of year.    ♦ isocrymal,    ♦ isocrymic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • i|so|cry|mal — «Y suh KRY muhl», noun, adjective. –n. = isocryme. (Cf. ↑isocryme) –adj. of, having to do with, or containing an isocryme …   Useful english dictionary

  • Isocrymal — I so*cry mal, a. (Phys. Geog.) Pertaining to, having the nature of, or illustrating, an isocryme; as, an isocrymal line; an isocrymal chart. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Contour Lines — All right, you must think I m off my rocker at last. Contour lines? This list of 60 nouns beginning with iso defines words for contour lines on maps and diagrams that connect points having some feature (climatic, geographic, etc.) in common also… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • tropicalian — |träpə|kālēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: New Latin Tropicalia, marine realm including all tropical coral reef seas (from Latin tropicus + Greek hals sea + New Latin ia) + English an more at tropic …   Useful english dictionary

  • isocrymal — isocrȳmˈal adjective and noun • • • Main Entry: ↑isocryme …   Useful english dictionary

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