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hypsometric

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adjective hyp·so·met·ric \ˌhip-sə-ˈme-trik\

Definition of hypsometric

  1. :  of, relating to, or indicating elevation (as on a map) <hypsometric curve>



Origin and Etymology of hypsometric

Greek hypsos


First Known Use: 1845


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