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isohyet

i·so·hy·et
I i

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ahy-suh-hahy-uh t]
    • /ˌaɪ səˈhaɪ ət/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ahy-suh-hahy-uh t]
    • /ˌaɪ səˈhaɪ ət/

Definitions of isohyet word

  • noun isohyet a line drawn on a map connecting points having equal rainfall at a certain time or for a stated period. 1
  • noun isohyet A line on a map connecting points having the same amount of rainfall in a given period. 1
  • noun isohyet a line on a map connecting places having equal rainfall 0
  • noun isohyet a line on a map connecting points having equal amounts of precipitation during a given time period or for a particular storm 0

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Origin of isohyet

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
1895-1900; iso- + -hyet < Greek hyetós rain

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Isohyet

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

isohyet popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 61% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

isohyet usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with isohyet

  • what is an isohyet?
  • what is isohyet?

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