isobath

noun
iso·​bath | \-ˌbath\

Definition of isobath 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

isobath

adjective
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variants: or isobathic \¦⸗⸗¦bathik \

Definition of isobath (Entry 2 of 2)

: having constant depth

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History and Etymology for isobath

Noun

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

Adjective

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

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