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isobath

[ ahy-suh-bath ]
/ ˈaɪ səˌbæθ /
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noun

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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Origin of isobath

First recorded in 1885–90, isobath is from the Greek word isobathḗs of equal depth. See iso-, batho-
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British Dictionary definitions for isobath

isobath
/ (ˈaɪsəʊˌbæθ) /

noun

a line on a map connecting points of equal underwater depth
isobathic, adjective
C19: from Greek isobathēs of equal depth, from iso- + bathos depth
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