Definition of Isochrone

1. Noun. An isogram connecting points at which something occurs or arrives at the same time.

Generic synonyms: Isarithm, Isogram, Isopleth



Definition of Isochrone

1. Noun. An isoline on a map or chart connecting points that have the same value of a quantity that has dimension time. ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) A semicubical parabola ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Isochrone

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isochrone

isochores
isochoric
isochors
isochromane
isochromanequinone
isochromanequinone reductase
isochromanes
isochromatic
isochromatophil
isochromic anaemia
isochromosome
isochromosomes
isochron
isochronal
isochronally
isochrone (current term)
isochrones
isochronia
isochronic
isochronism
isochronisms
isochronon
isochronons
isochronous
isochronously
isochrons
isochrony
isochroous
isocitrase
isocitrate

Literary usage of Isochrone

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1. Transportation Statistics Annual Report (1997) edited by Marsha Fenn (1998)
"An isochrone is a line on a map that connects points of equal travel time ... If a person's home is used as the reference point, an isochrone may be drawn ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1873)
"The isochrone towards A will be the same figure reversed and inverted. ... It seems to me perfectly impossible to draw any portion of an isochrone, ..."

3. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1879)
"It was this : if all the pendulums were not perfectly isochrone, the pin E would very ... Independent of the difficulty of making four pendulums isochrone, ..."

4. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1806)
"8, whose spiral was not isochrone, " has however succeeded very well in two trials of a year " each. " But I will suppose that I had not announced, ..."

5. Abstracts of the Eighth International Conference on Geochronology by Marvin A. Lanphere, G. Brent Dalrymple, Brent D. Turrin (1994)
"Rb-Sr result on mineral separates from one isochrone sample suggest a ... Some scatter of mineral points around internal isochrone does not allow to imply ..."

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