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isogeotherm

Line breaks: iso|geo|therm
Pronunciation: /ˌʌɪsə(ʊ)ˈdʒiːə(ʊ)θəːm
 
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Definition of isogeotherm in English:

noun

Geography
A line or surface on a diagram connecting points representing those in the interior of the earth having the same temperature.
Example sentences
  • It is a well-known fact that the presence of water in the pores of a rock increases its capacity to conduct heat, so that we may surmise a rise in the local isogeotherm in such situations.

Origin

mid 19th century: from iso- 'equal' + geo- 'earth' + Greek thermē 'heat'.

Derivatives

isogeothermal

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Pronunciation: /-ˈθəːm(ə)l/
adjective

Words that rhyme with isogeotherm

gymnosperm

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