Isogeotherm
Isogeotherm I`so*ge"o*therm, n. [Iso- + Gr. gh^ the earth + qe`rmh heat.] (Phys. Geog.) A line or curved surface passing beneath the earth's surface through points having the same mean temperature.

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  • isogeotherm — [ī΄sō jē′ō thʉrm΄] n. [< ISO + GEO + Gr thermē, heat: see WARM] an imaginary line or curved plane connecting points beneath the earth s surface that have the same average temperature isogeothermal adj …   English World dictionary

  • isogeotherm — a map line connecting all points having same mean temperature on the earth s surface …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • isogeotherm — isogeothermal, isogeothermic, adj. /uy seuh jee euh therrm /, n. an imaginary line connecting all points within the earth having the same mean temperature. Also called geoisotherm. [1860 65; ISO + GEO + THERM] * * * …   Universalium

  • isogeotherm — noun A geoisotherm …   Wiktionary

  • isogeotherm — line connecting points of equal subterranean temperature Contour Lines …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • isogeotherm — [ˌʌɪsə(ʊ) dʒi:ə(ʊ)θə:m] noun Geography a line or surface on a diagram of the earth s interior connecting points having the same temperature. Derivatives isogeothermal adjective Origin C19: from iso + geo + Gk thermē heat …   English new terms dictionary

  • isogeotherm — iso·geotherm …   English syllables

  • isogeotherm — /aɪsoʊˈdʒiəθɜm/ (say uysoh jeeuhtherm) noun an imaginary line or surface passing through points in the interior of the earth which have the same mean temperature. {iso + geo + Greek thermē heat} –isogeothermal /ˌaɪsoʊdʒiəˈθɜməl/ (say .uysohjeeuh… …   Australian English dictionary

  • isogeotherm —   n. line connecting points of equal temperature below the earth s surface …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • isogeotherm — n. a line or surface connecting points in the interior of the earth having the same temperature. Derivatives: isogeothermal adj …   Useful english dictionary

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