isopiestic

adjective

iso·​pi·​es·​tic ˌī-sō-pē-ˈe-stik How to pronounce isopiestic (audio)
-pī-
: of, relating to, or marked by equal pressure

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of isopiestic was in 1873

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Cite this Entry

“Isopiestic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isopiestic. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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