isometric line


: a line representing changes of pressure or temperature under conditions of constant volume
: a line (such as a contour line) drawn on a map and indicating a true constant value throughout its extent

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of isometric line was circa 1911

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“Isometric line.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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