noun \ˈī-sə-ˌfōt\

Definition of ISOPHOTE

:  a curve on a chart joining points of equal light intensity from a given source
iso·phot·al \ˌī-sə-ˈfō-təl\ adjective

Origin of ISOPHOTE

International Scientific Vocabulary is- + -phote (from Greek phōt-, phōs light) — more at fancy
First Known Use: circa 1909


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