hypsometric

adjective
hyp·​so·​met·​ric | \ ˌhip-sə-ˈme-trik How to pronounce hypsometric (audio) \

Definition of hypsometric

: of, relating to, or indicating elevation (as on a map) hypsometric curve

First Known Use of hypsometric

1845, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hypsometric

Greek hypsos

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“Hypsometric.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypsometric. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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