[ ahy-suh-bront ]
/ ˈaɪ səˌbrɒnt /
a line on a weather map or chart connecting various points where a given phase of thunderstorm activity occurred simultaneously.
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Origin of isobront
1885–90; iso- + -bront<Greek brontḗ thunder
Words nearby isobront
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Example sentences from the Web for isobront
Isobront, ī′so-bront, n. a line on a map connecting points at which a peal of thunder is heard simultaneously.