isotherm

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

iso·therm

noun \ˈī-sə-ˌthərm\

Definition of ISOTHERM

1
:  a line on a map or chart of the earth's surface connecting points having the same temperature at a given time or the same mean temperature for a given period
2
:  a line on a chart representing changes of volume or pressure under conditions of constant temperature

Origin of ISOTHERM

French isotherme, adjective
First Known Use: 1859

iso·therm

noun \ˈī-sə-ˌthərm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ISOTHERM

: a line on a chart representing changes of volume or pressure under conditions of constant temperature

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