[ ahy-suh-theer ]
/ ˈaɪ səˌθɪər /
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a line on a weather map or chart connecting points that have the same mean summer temperature.
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Origin of isothere
1850–55; iso- + -there<Greek théros summer
OTHER WORDS FROM isotherei·soth·er·al [ahy-soth-er-uhl], /aɪˈsɒθ ər əl/, adjective
Words nearby isothere
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British Dictionary definitions for isothere
/ (ˈaɪsəʊˌθɪə) /
a line on a map linking places with the same mean summer temperatureCompare isocheim
Derived forms of isothereisotheral (aɪˈsɒθərəl), adjective
Word Origin for isothere
C19: from iso- + Greek theros summer
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