isothere

[ahy-suh-theer]

noun Climatology.

a line on a weather map or chart connecting points that have the same mean summer temperature.

Nearby words

  1. isosulfan blue,
  2. isotac,
  3. isotach,
  4. isotactic,
  5. isoteniscope,
  6. isotherm,
  7. isothermal,
  8. isothermal process,
  9. isothermobath,
  10. isothiocyanate

Origin of isothere

1850–55; iso- + -there < Greek théros summer

Related formsi·soth·er·al [ahy-soth-er-uh l] /aɪˈsɒθ ər əl/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for isothere

isothere

noun

a line on a map linking places with the same mean summer temperatureCompare isocheim
Derived Formsisotheral (aɪˈsɒθərəl), adjective

Word Origin for isothere

C19: from iso- + Greek theros summer

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