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isopiestic

[ahy-soh-pahy-es-tik] /ˌaɪ soʊ paɪˈɛs tɪk/
adjective
1.
of or noting equal pressure; isobaric.
Origin of isopiestic
1870-1875
1870-75; iso- + Greek piest(ós) compressible (verbid of piézein to press) + -ic
Related forms
isopiestically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for isopiestic

isopiestic

/ˌaɪsəʊpaɪˈɛstɪk/
adjective
1.
a line on a map connecting places with equal ground water pressure
Derived Forms
isopiestically, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from iso- + Greek piestos compressible, from piezein to press
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