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isopleth

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noun iso·pleth \ˈī-sə-ˌpleth\

Definition of isopleth

  1. 1 :  an isoline on a graph showing the occurrence or frequency of a phenomenon as a function of two variables

  2. 2 :  a line on a map connecting points at which a given variable has a specified constant value

isoplethic play \ˌī-sə-ˈple-thik\ adjective


Origin of isopleth

International Scientific Vocabulary is- + Greek plēthos quantity; akin to Greek plēthein to be full — more at full


First Known Use: 1908


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