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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (meteorology) an imaginary line connecting points having the same temperature at a given time.

Usage examples (34)
  • The 10C (50F) isotherm, which is cold, is within 500 meters of the 30C (86F) surface.
  • There are some who argue that the isotherm is a response to the treeline not as generally assumed.
  • The ever so critical 4 deg C isotherm is now passing the Aleutians.
  • These revised dots are much closer, and often inside, the 28C isotherm. for more
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