Definition of isophote in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪsə(ʊ)fəʊt/


A line in a diagram connecting points where the intensity of light is the same.
Example sentences
  • The result keeps the sharpness of bicubic interpolation while smoothing the isophotes to reduce jagged pixelization artifacts.


Early 20th century: from iso- 'equal' + Greek phōs, phōt- 'light'.

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Line breaks: iso|phote

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