[ ahy-suh-pik-nik ]
/ ˌaɪ səˈpɪk nɪk /
Also i·so·pyc·nal [ahy-suh-pik-nl] /ˌaɪ səˈpɪk nl/. having the same density.
a line drawn on a map connecting all points having the same density, as of water or air.
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British Dictionary definitions for isopycnal
/ (ˌaɪsəʊˈpɪknəl) /
a line on a map connecting points of equal atmospheric density
Word Origin for isopycnal
C19: from iso- + Greek puknos thick
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