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isothere

[ ahy-suh-theer ]
/ ˈaɪ səˌθɪər /
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noun Climatology.

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 isothere

i·soth·er·al [ahy-soth-er-uhl], /aɪˈsɒθ ər əl/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for isothere

isothere
/ (ˈaɪsəʊˌθɪə) /

noun

a line on a map linking places with the same mean summer temperatureCompare isocheim

Derived forms of isothere

isotheral (aɪˈsɒθərəl), adjective

Word Origin for isothere

C19: from iso- + Greek theros summer
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