hypsometric

adjective

hyp·​so·​met·​ric ˌhip-sə-ˈme-trik How to pronounce hypsometric (audio)
: of, relating to, or indicating elevation (as on a map)
hypsometric curve

Word History

Etymology

Greek hypsos

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hypsometric was in 1845

Dictionary Entries Near hypsometric

Cite this Entry

“Hypsometric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypsometric. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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