isocryme

noun iso·cryme

Definition of isocryme

plural

-s

  1. :  an imaginary line or a line on a map or chart connecting points having the same mean temperature for a specified coldest time of the year

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Origin and Etymology of isocryme

International Scientific Vocabulary is- + Greek krymos frost, icy cold — more at crust


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