isohel

[ ahy-suh-hel ]
/ ˈaɪ səˌhɛl /

noun Meteorology.

a line on a weather map connecting points that receive equal amounts of sunshine.

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Origin of isohel

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

isohel
/ (ˈaɪsəʊˌhɛl) /

noun

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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Scientific definitions for isohel

isohel
[ īsō-hĕl′ ]

A line drawn on a weather map connecting points that receive equal amounts of sunlight.
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