isopiestic

adjective
iso·​pi·​es·​tic | \ ˌī-sō-pē-ˈe-stik How to pronounce isopiestic (audio) , -pī- \

Definition of isopiestic

: of, relating to, or marked by equal pressure

First Known Use of isopiestic

1873, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for isopiestic

is- + Greek piestos, verbal of piezein to press — more at piezo-

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“Isopiestic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isopiestic. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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