Isohyetose
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 — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • isohyète — [ izɔjɛt ] adj. • 1948; de iso et gr. huetos « pluie » ♦ Météor. Courbe, ligne isohyète, joignant les points du globe où les précipitations moyennes sont égales. ● isohyète adjectif et nom féminin (du grec huetos, forte pluie) Se dit d une courbe …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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

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