[ ahy-suh-hel ]
/ ˈaɪ səˌhɛl /
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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
/ (ˈaɪsəʊˌhɛl) /
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
[ ī′sō-hĕl′ ]
A line drawn on a weather map connecting points that receive equal amounts of sunlight.
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