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isocheim

[ahy-suh-kahym]
noun Climatology.
a line on a map connecting points that have the same mean winter temperature.
Also, isochime.


Origin:
1860–65; iso- + -cheim < Greek cheîma winter cold

isocheimal, isocheimenal [ahy-suh-kahy-muh-nl] , isocheimic, isochimal, adjective
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isocheim or isochime (ˈaɪsəʊˌkaɪm)
 
n
a line on a map connecting places with the same mean winter temperature
 
[C19: from iso- + Greek kheima winter weather]
 
isochime or isochime
 
n
 
[C19: from iso- + Greek kheima winter weather]
 
iso'cheimal or isochime
 
adj
 
iso'cheimenal or isochime
 
adj
 
iso'chimal or isochime
 
adj

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