isochron

noun
iso·​chron | \ ˈī-sə-ˌkrän How to pronounce isochron (audio) \
variants: or isochrone \ ˈī-​sə-​ˌkrōn How to pronounce isochron (audio) \

Definition of isochron

: an imaginary line or a line on a chart connecting points at which an event occurs simultaneously or which represents the same time or time difference

First Known Use of isochron

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for isochron

International Scientific Vocabulary is- + -chron (from Greek chronos time)

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The first known use of isochron was in 1881

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“Isochron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isochron. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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