isopleth
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary is- + Greek plēthos quantity; akin to Greek plēthein to be full — more at full Date: 1908 1. an isoline on a graph showing the occurrence or frequency of a phenomenon as a function of two variables 2. a line on a map connecting points at which a given variable has a specified constant value • isoplethic adjective

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  • isopleth — [ī′sō pleth΄, īsəpleth΄] n. [< Gr isoplēthēs, equal in number or quantity < isos, equal + plēthos, number, quantity] the line connecting points on a graph or map that have equal or corresponding values with regard to certain variables …   English World dictionary

  • isopleth — izopleta statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Kreivė, jungianti taškus, kuriuose dviejų kintamųjų funkcija turi tą pačią skaitinę vertę. atitikmenys: angl. isopleth rus. изоплета …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • isopleth — a map or graph line connecting all points of the same numerical value. Commonly used in determining yield per recruit. Also called isorithm …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • isopleth — /uy seuh pleth /, n. a line drawn on a map through all points having the same numerical value, as of a population figure or geographic measurement. Also called isarithm. [1905 10; < Gk isoplethés equal in number, equiv. to iso ISO + plêth(os) a… …   Universalium

  • isopleth — noun a) A line drawn on a map through all points having the same value of some measurable quantity. b) thermodynamics A line in a phase diagram indicating the same mole fraction. See Also: isobar, isochore …   Wiktionary

  • isopleth — A line on a Cartesian nomogram consisting of all points that represent a particular value of a variable; e.g., an isobar is an i. for a particular pressure …   Medical dictionary

  • isopleth —    A line of equal distance from the point of outflow of a basin [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • isopleth — line connecting points of equal aspect of climate Contour Lines …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • isopleth — On a chart or a graph, a line of constant value of a given quantity with respect to either space or time. Also called an isogram …   Aviation dictionary

  • isopleth — [ ʌɪsə(ʊ)plɛθ] noun Meteorology a line on a map connecting points having equal incidence of a specified feature. Origin early 20th cent.: from Gk isoplēthēs equal in quantity , from Gk isos equal + plēthos multitude, quantity …   English new terms dictionary

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