isotherm

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the French adjective isotherme (of equal temperature), itself from Ancient Greek ἴσος (isos, equal) + θέρμη (thermē, warmth)

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈaɪ.səʊˌθɜː(ɹ)m/

NounEdit

isotherm (plural isotherms)

  1. A line of equal or constant temperature on a graph or chart, such as a weather map.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967
  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

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AdjectiveEdit

isotherm (not comparable)

  1. isothermic
  2. isothermal

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Last modified on 13 February 2014, at 10:03