Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

isopach

play
noun iso·pach \ˈī-sə-ˌpak\

Definition of isopach

  1. :  an isoline that connects points of equal thickness of a geological stratum formation or group of formations



Origin and Etymology of isopach

is- + -pach (from Greek pachys thick) — more at pachyderm


First Known Use: circa 1918


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up isopach? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to depart quickly

Get Word of the Day daily email!