Isohyetose I`so*hy"e*tose`, a. [Iso- + Gr. "yeto`s rain.] (Phys. Geog.) Of or pertaining to lines connecting places on the earth's surface which have the same mean annual rainfall. -- n. An isohyetose line; called also {isohyet}. [1913 Webster]

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  • isohyet — [ī΄sō hī′ət, ī΄səhī′ət] n. [< ISO + Gr hyetos, rain: see HYETO ] a line on a map connecting points having equal amounts of precipitation during a given time period or for a particular storm isohyetal adj …   English World dictionary

  • Isohyet — izohieta statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Žemėlapio linija, jungianti vietas, kuriose per tam tikrą laiką iškrinta vienodas kritulių kiekis. atitikmenys: angl. Isohyet vok. Isohyäte, f; Regengleiche, f rus. изогиета, f; линия …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • isohyet — n. a line on a map connecting places having the same amount of rainfall in a given period. Etymology: ISO + Gk huetos rain * * * isohyet to isohyetose: see iso …   Useful english dictionary

  • isohyet — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary is + Greek hyetos rain, from hyein to rain; probably akin to Tocharian B swese rain Date: 1899 a line on a map or chart connecting areas of equal rainfall • isohyetal adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • isohyet — a map line connecting all points having the same rainfall …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • isohyet — isohyetal, adj. /uy seuh huy euht/, n. Meteorol. a line drawn on a map connecting points having equal rainfall at a certain time or for a stated period. [1895 1900; ISO + hyet < Gk hyetós rain] * * * …   Universalium

  • isohyet — noun A line of equal or constant rainfall on a graph or chart, such as a weather map …   Wiktionary

  • isohyet —    A line of equal rainfall [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Isohyet — Linie på et kort gennem punkter med samme nedbør …   Danske encyklopædi

  • isohyet — line connecting points of equal rainfall Contour Lines …   Phrontistery dictionary

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