Definition of Hypsometric

1. a. Of or pertaining to hypsometry.



Definition of Hypsometric

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to hypsometry. ¹

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Definition of Hypsometric

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypsometric

hypsiloid ligament
hypsilophodont
hypsilophodontid
hypsilophodontids
hypsilophodonts
hypsistaphylia
hypsistenocephalic
hypso-
hypsocephaly
hypsochromic
hypsodont
hypsodonty
hypsography
hypsometer
hypsometers
hypsometric (current term)
hypsometrical
hypsometry
hypsophyll
hypsophylls
hypural
hypural joint
hypurgia
hypusine
hypæthral
hypæthric
hyraces
hyracoid
hyracoidea
hyracoids

Literary usage of Hypsometric

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... the so-called barometric or hypsometric formula where a is the density and g the apparent gravity for each layer of air whose vertical thickness is dh. ..."

2. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"Grouped by their characteristic agencies, they fall mainly into three classes: (1) those which appeal to elevation, the hypsometric hypotheses; ..."

3. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"Grouped by their characteristic agencies, they fall mainly into three classes: (1) those which appeal to elevation, the hypsometric hypotheses; ..."

4. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1906)
"hypsometric Hypotheses. The hypothesis of elevation.5—From the fact that alpine glacia- tion is a function of elevation, it was natural that one of the ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1863)
"V. " Bessel's hypsometric Tables, as corrected by Plantamour, reduced to English Measures and recalculated." By ALEXANDER J. ELLIS, Esq. Communicated by Dr. ..."

6. A College Text-book of Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1909)
"hypsometric Hypotheses The hypothesis of elevation.1 Since the best-known glaciers are in mountains, the suggestion was natural that elevation of the ..."

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