adjective see isohyet

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • isohyetal — adjective Pertaining to, or making use of, isohyets. The weatherman showed an isohyetal map of the country …   Wiktionary

  • isohyetal — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: probably from isohyet + al : relating to or indicating equal rainfall isohyetal lines * * * isohyˈetal adjective Of equal rainfall noun An isohyet • • • Main Entry: ↑isohyet …   Useful english dictionary

  • isohyetal — iso·hyetal …   English syllables

  • 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

  • Contour line — This article is about lines of equal value in maps and diagrams. For more meanings of the word contour , see Contour (disambiguation). The bottom part of the diagram shows some contour lines with a straight line running through the location of… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Drainage basin — Example of a drainage basin. The dashed line is the main water divide of the hydrographic basin A drainage basin is an extent or an area of land where surface water from rain and melting snow or ice converges to a single point, usually the exit… …   Wikipedia

  • Ghaghara River — Not to be confused with Ghaggar River. Coordinates: 25°45′11″N 84°39′59″E / 25.75306°N 84.66639°E / 25.75306; 84.66639 …   Wikipedia

  • isohyet —   n. line on map passing through all places with same rainfall.    ♦ isohyetal, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • 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

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