isohaline

[ ahy-suh-hey-leen, -lahyn, -hal-een, -ahyn ]
/ ˌaɪ səˈheɪ lin, -laɪn, -ˈhæl in, -aɪn /

noun

a line on a map of the ocean connecting all points of equal salinity.

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Also i·so·hal·sine [ahy-suh-hal-seen, -sahyn] /ˌaɪ səˈhæl sin, -saɪn/.

Origin of isohaline

1900–05; iso- + -haline < Greek hálinos salty; see hal-, -ine1
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