hydrograph

[ hahy-druh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈhaɪ drəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /

noun

a graph of the water level or rate of flow of a body of water as a function of time, showing the seasonal change.

Nearby words

  1. hydrogenation,
  2. hydrogenize,
  3. hydrogenolysis,
  4. hydrogenous,
  5. hydrogeology,
  6. hydrographic,
  7. hydrography,
  8. hydroid,
  9. hydrokinetic,
  10. hydrokinetics

Origin of hydrograph

First recorded in 1890–95; hydro-1 + -graph

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British Dictionary definitions for hydrograph

hydrograph

/ (ˈhaɪdrəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun

a graph showing the seasonal variation in the level of a body of water, from which its velocity and discharge can be calculated
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