isallobar
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary is- + all- + -bar (as in isobar) Date: 1910 an imaginary line or a line on a chart connecting the places of equal change of atmospheric pressure within a specified time • isallobaric adjective

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  • isallobar — [īs al′ō bär΄, īsal′əbär΄] n. [< IS + ALLO + (ISO)BAR] a line on a weather map connecting places having an equal change of barometric pressure over a given period …   English World dictionary

  • isallobar — /uy sal euh bahr /, n. Meteorol. a line on a weather map or chart connecting points having equal pressure changes. [1910 15; IS + ALLO + BAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • isallobar — line connecting points of equal change in barometric pressure Contour Lines …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • isallobar — is·allobar …   English syllables

  • isallobar — is•al•lo•bar [[t]aɪˈsæl əˌbɑr[/t]] n. mer a line on a weather map or chart connecting points having equal pressure changes • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • isallobar — /aɪˈsæləba/ (say uy saluhbah) noun a line on a weather map connecting places having equal pressure changes. {is + allo + bar. See isobar} …   Australian English dictionary

  • isallobar —   n. line on map passing through all places with equal changes in pressure over a certain period …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • isallobar — i|sal|lo|bar sb., en, er, erne (PÅ VEJRKORT linje der går gennem punkter med lige store trykforandringer) …   Dansk ordbog

  • isallobar — …   Useful english dictionary

  • isallobar lines — Lines drawn connecting places having equal pressure tendencies. The change in pressure during the period of three hours prior to the time of observation is called the pressure tendency. The tendency can be calculated after a lapse of 12 or 24 h… …   Aviation dictionary

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