isotac


isotac
line joining points where the ice melts at the same time of year

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • isotac — a map line connecting all points having the same melting time of ice in the spring …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • isotac — /uy seuh tak /, n. a line drawn on a map connecting all points where ice starts to melt at approximately the same period in spring. [ISO + tac < Gk takênai to melt or takerós melting] * * * …   Universalium

  • isotac — iso·tac …   English syllables

  • isotac — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌtak noun ( s) Etymology: is + tac (from Greek takēnai to melt, be dissolved, passive aor. infin. of tēkein to melt, dissolve) more at thaw : an equiglacial line on a map or chart connecting points where ice melts at the same time in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Contour line — This article is about lines of equal value in maps and diagrams. For more meanings of the word contour , see Contour (disambiguation). The bottom part of the diagram shows some contour lines with a straight line running through the location of… …   Wikipedia

  • Isolínea — Curvas de nivel de un mapa Curvas de nivel en una zona de montaña …   Wikipedia Español

  • Contour Lines — All right, you must think I m off my rocker at last. Contour lines? This list of 60 nouns beginning with iso defines words for contour lines on maps and diagrams that connect points having some feature (climatic, geographic, etc.) in common also… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • equiglacial line — as at equiangular+... noun Etymology: equi + glacial : a line on a map or chart to show coincidence of ice conditions (as in lakes, rivers, or harbors) at a given time see isopag, isopectic, isotac …   Useful english dictionary


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