Isotherm

Definition of Isotherm

I´so`therm
n.1.(Phys. Geog.) A line connecting or marking points on the earth's surface having the same temperature. This may be the temperature for a given time of observation, or the mean temperature for a year or other period. Also, a similar line based on the distribution of temperature in the ocean.
2.(Physics) A line on a graph connecting points representing states having the same temperature; an isothermal line.

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air mass, anticyclone, cold front, cold sector, cyclone, front, high, high-pressure area, isobar, isometric, isometric line, isopiestic line, isothermal line, low, low-pressure area, occluded front, polar front, squall line, stationary front, warm front, weather map, wind-shift line
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