plural -s
: a line joining points on the earth's surface having the same mean winter temperature compare isothere

Word History


probably modification (influenced by Greek cheimōn winter) of French isochimène, from is- + -chimène (from Greek cheimainein to be stormy, be winter); akin to Greek cheimōn winter

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“Isocheim.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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