isocheim


isocheim
isocheimal, isocheimenal /uy'seuh kuy"meuh nl/, isocheimic, isochimal, adj.
/uy"seuh kuym'/, n. Climatol.
a line on a map connecting points that have the same mean winter temperature.
Also, isochime.
[1860-65; ISO- + -cheim < Gk cheîma winter cold]

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  • isocheim — a map line connecting all points having the same mean winter temperature or coldest winter month …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • isocheim — noun A geoisotherm of equal mean winter temperature …   Wiktionary

  • isocheim — line connecting points of same average winter temperature Contour Lines …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • isocheim — [ ʌɪsə(ʊ)kʌɪm] noun Meteorology a line on a map connecting points having the same average temperature in winter. Origin C19: from iso + Gk kheima winter weather …   English new terms dictionary

  • isocheim — iso·cheim …   English syllables

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  • isocheim —   n. line on map passing through all places with same average winter temperature.    ♦ isocheimal, isocheimenal, isocheimic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • isocheim — n. a line on a map connecting places having the same average temperature in winter. Etymology: ISO + Gk kheima winter weather …   Useful english dictionary