[ ahy-suh-bath ]
/ ˈaɪ səˌbæθ /
an imaginary line or one drawn on a map connecting all points of equal depth below the surface of a body of water.
a similar line for indicating the depth below the surface of the earth of an aquifer or the top of the water table.
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British Dictionary definitions for isobath
/ (ˈaɪsəʊˌbæθ) /
a line on a map connecting points of equal underwater depth
Derived forms of isobathisobathic, adjective
Word Origin for isobath
C19: from Greek isobathēs of equal depth, from iso- + bathos depth
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