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isochrone

[ahy-suh-krohn] /ˈaɪ səˌkroʊn/
noun
1.
a line, as on a map, connecting all points having some property simultaneously, as in having the same delay in receiving a radio signal from a given source or requiring the same time to be reached by available transportation from a given center.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; back formation from isochronous or isochronal
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  • The water in the area bounded by the isochrone is captured by a well within a specified time period.
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isochrone

/ˈaɪsəʊˌkrəʊn/
noun
1.
a line on a map or diagram connecting places from which it takes the same time to travel to a certain point
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