Definition of hypsometric in English:


Syllabification: hyp·so·met·ric
Pronunciation: /ˌhipsōˈmetrik


  • Of or relating to the use of the hypsometer; hypsographic.
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    • Total consumption rates on benthos were divided by the littoral area based on hypsometric and limnological data.
    • The third dealt with the development of a so-called pasigraphy, which led Humboldt to the fundamental distinction of hypsometric and formation maps.
    • A modified hypsometric curve can be used to help describe the relationships between drainage, alluvial and shallow marine basins.

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