Isohyet definition

īsō-hīĭt
A line on a map connecting points having equal amounts of precipitation during a given time period or for a particular storm.
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A line drawn on a map connecting points that receive equal amounts of rainfall.
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A line drawn on a weather map connecting points that receive equal amounts of precipitation during a given period of time.
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A line of equal or constant rainfall on a graph or chart, such as a weather map.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
isohyet
Plural:
isohyets

Origin of isohyet

  • iso– Greek hūetos rain seuə-2 in Indo-European roots

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