isopleth

noun
iso·​pleth | \ ˈī-sə-ˌpleth How to pronounce isopleth (audio) \

Definition of isopleth

1 : an isoline on a graph showing the occurrence or frequency of a phenomenon as a function of two variables
2 : a line on a map connecting points at which a given variable has a specified constant value

Other Words from isopleth

isoplethic \ ˌī-​sə-​ˈple-​thik How to pronounce isoplethic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of isopleth

1908, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for isopleth

International Scientific Vocabulary is- + Greek plēthos quantity; akin to Greek plēthein to be full — more at full

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