isohel

/uy"seuh hel'/, n. Meteorol.
a line on a weather map connecting points that receive equal amounts of sunshine.
[1900-05; ISO- + -hel < Gk hélios sun]

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  • isohel — [ī′sō hel΄, ī′səhel΄] n. [< ISO + Gr helios, SUN1] a line on a map connecting points having equal hours of sunshine in a standard period of time …   English World dictionary

  • isohel — a map line connecting all points having the same sunshine …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • isohel — noun A line of equal or constant solar radiation …   Wiktionary

  • isohel — line connecting points of equal sunlight Contour Lines …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • isohel — [ ʌɪsə(ʊ)hɛl] noun Meteorology a line on a map connecting points having the same duration of sunshine. Origin early 20th cent.: from iso + Gk hēlios sun …   English new terms dictionary

  • isohel — iso·hel …   English syllables

  • isohel — i•so•hel [[t]ˈaɪ səˌhɛl[/t]] n. mer a line on a weather map connecting points that receive equal amounts of sunshine • Etymology: 1900–05 < iso + Gk hḗlios sun …   From formal English to slang

  • isohel — /ˈaɪsəhɛl/ (say uysuhhel) noun a line drawn on a map, etc., connecting places which receive equal amounts of sunshine. {iso + Greek hēlios sun} …   Australian English dictionary

  • isohel —   n. line on map passing through all places with same hours of sunshine …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • isohel — n. a line on a map connecting places having the same duration of sunshine. Etymology: ISO + Gk helios sun …   Useful english dictionary

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