Isallobar meaning

ī-sălə-bär
A line on a weather map connecting places having equal changes in atmospheric pressure within a given period of time.
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A line on a weather map connecting places having an equal change of barometric pressure over a given period.
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A line on a weather map connecting places having equal changes in atmospheric pressure within a given period of time. Isallobars measure pressure tendency, a value that describes both the difference in barometric pressure at the beginning and end of a given time period as well as the pattern—falling, rising, or steady—of pressure change.
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Origin of isallobar

  • is(o)– allo– Greek baros weight gwerə-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition