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isohyet

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noun iso·hy·et \ˌī-sō-ˈhī-ət\

Definition of isohyet

  1. :  a line on a map or chart connecting areas of equal rainfall

iso·hy·et·al play \-ə-təl\ adjective


Origin of isohyet

International Scientific Vocabulary is- + Greek hyetos rain, from hyein to rain; probably akin to Tocharian B swese rain


First Known Use: 1899


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