Share this entry

Share this page


Line breaks: iso|cheim
Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪsə(ʊ)kʌɪm

Definition of isocheim in English:


A line on a map connecting points having the same average temperature in winter.


mid 19th century: from iso- 'equal' + Greek kheima 'winter weather'.

Definition of isocheim in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day coxcomb
Pronunciation: ˈkäksˌkōm
a vain and conceited man; a dandy