Isotherombrose I*soth`er*om"brose, n. [Iso- + Gr. qe`ros summer + 'o`mbros rain.] (Phys. Geog) A line connecting or marking points on the earth's surface, which have the same mean summer rainfall. [1913 Webster]

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  • isotherombrose — isotherombrose, a. Phys. Geog. (ˌaɪsəʊθəˈrɒmbrəʊs) [f. as isothere + Gr. ὄµβρος rain + ose.] Applied to a line (on a map, etc.) connecting places at which the ratio of the summer rainfall to the annual rainfall is the same. Webster cites A. K.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • isotherombrose — line connecting points of equal ratio of summer rainfall to annual rainfall Contour Lines …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • 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

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