Definition of Isocryme

1. n. A line connecting points on the earth's surface having the same mean temperature in the coldest month of the year.



Definition of Isocryme

1. Noun. A line connecting points on the Earth's surface having the same mean temperature in the coldest month of the year. ¹

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Definition of Isocryme

1. a contour line of equal temperature during the cold [n -S]

Medical Definition of Isocryme

1. A line connecting points on the earth's surface having the same mean temperature in the coldest month of the year. Origin: Iso- + Gr. Cold. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isocryme

isocontours
isocoria
isocortex
isocortical
isocortices
isocost
isocosts
isocoumarin
isocoumarins
isocracies
isocracy
isocratic
isocratic flow
isocratically
isocrymal
isocryme (current term)
isocrymes
isocrystalline
isocubanite
isocurvature
isocurves
isocyanate
isocyanates
isocyanic
isocyanic acid
isocyanide
isocyanides
isocyanoacetate
isocyanoacetates
isocyanurate

Literary usage of Isocryme

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1. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1854)
"isocryme of 35° F.—This line has a bend between Norway and Iceland like that of 44°, and from the same cause, —the influence of the Gulf Stream. ..."

2. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1854)
"We thence deduce, that the mean position of the isocryme of 74° F. is along the parallel of 2(P, this being the average between the means for the North and ..."

3. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1882)
"The isocryme nearly coincides with Cape Cod on the eastern coast, and the Straits of Fuca on the western. Doubtless its limits will require considerable ..."

4. Corals and Coral Islands by James Dwight Dana (1890)
"The present isocryme of 44° F., as drawn on the chart of the world accompanying this volume, has approximately the course which that of 68° F. probably had ..."

5. University of California Publications in Botany by University of California, Berkeley (1903)
"... we find reason for believing that the isocryme of 5° C. and the ... southern limit of the Upper Boreal Region; that the isocryme of 10° C. and the ..."

6. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1872)
"... 120), pushes the southern isocryme of 68°—the Coral-Sea boundary—to the north of the Equator, between the South American coast and the Galapagos, which, ..."

7. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"... isocryme of 68° F. (see map, page 47), accordingly, would have had nearly the position of the line of 44° F. in existing seas, but with a little less ..."

8. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science, with Special by James Dwight Dana (1876)
"... isocryme of 68° F., accordingly, would have had nearly the position of the present line of 44° F., but with a little less northing and more leaning to ..."

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