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isobath

noun iso·bath \-ˌbath\

Definition of isobath

  1. 1 :  an imaginary line or a line on a map or chart that connects all points having the same depth below a water surface (as of an ocean, sea, or lake)

  2. 2 :  a line similar to an isobath indicating depth below the earth's surface of an aquifer or other geological horizon

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Origin and Etymology of isobath

International Scientific Vocabulary is- + -bath (from Greek bathos depth); akin to Greek bathys deep — more at bathy-


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isobath

adjective iso·bath \"\
variants: or

isobathic

Definition of isobath

  1. :  having constant depth

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Origin and Etymology of isobath

isobath International Scientific Vocabulary is- + -bath (from Greek bathos depth); isobathic from 1isobath + -ic


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