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isophote

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noun iso·phote \ˈī-sə-ˌfōt\

Definition of isophote

  1. :  a curve on a chart joining points of equal light intensity from a given source

iso·phot·al play \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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