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hypsometric

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

Definition of HYPSOMETRIC

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

Origin of HYPSOMETRIC

Greek hypsos
First Known Use: 1845

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