isohaline

noun iso·haline \ -ˈhaˌ- -ˌlīn \
variants: or isohalsine \-ˈhalˌsēn, -ˌsīn\

Definition of isohaline

plural -s
:a line or surface drawn on a map or chart to indicate connecting points of equal salinity in the ocean

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Origin and Etymology of isohaline

isohaline International Scientific Vocabulary is- + -haline (from Greek halinos of salt, from hal-, hals salt + -inos -ine); isohalsine from is- + -halsine (irregular from Greek hal-, hals salt)


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