isohel

[ahy-suh-hel]

Origin of isohel

1900–05; iso- + -hel < Greek hḗlios sun
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British Dictionary definitions for isohel

isohel

noun
  1. a line on a map connecting places with an equal period of sunshine

Word Origin for isohel

C20: from iso- + Greek hēlios sun
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isohel in Science

isohel

sō-hĕl′]
  1. A line drawn on a weather map connecting points that receive equal amounts of sunlight.
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