Isothermal line

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Isothermal line An isotherm
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Usage

In literature:

In these the isotherms for every second degree are drawn in broken lines.
"The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2" by Roald Amundsen
The season here, owing to a sharp northern sweep of the isothermal lines, is two or three weeks earlier than at Quebec.
"Locusts and Wild Honey" by John Burroughs
The map of annual isotherms shows Africa quite enclosed between the two torrid lines of 20 deg.
"Influences of Geographic Environment" by Ellen Churchill Semple
Isobaric and Isothermal Lines.
"General Science" by Bertha M. Clark
The dotted lines are called 'isotherms' and they follow the lines of places having the same temperature.
"The Boy with the U. S. Weather Men" by Francis William Rolt-Wheeler
The same isothermal line, passes through Prussia and Poland, the finest grain countries of Europe.
"Old Mackinaw" by W. P. Strickland
A chart of isothermal lines.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
Together they press into higher latitudes the annual isothermal lines.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
It must not be supposed that the isotherms in the antarctic region run parallel with the latitude lines.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
S., or approximately within the isothermal lines of 60 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 5" by Various
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In science:

Fig. 8.— Histogram of 493 simulated cluster pro jections of ratio of estimated M500,gas to true value for isothermal (black lines) and U-β (red lines) methods.
The Beta-Model Problem: The Incompatibility of X-ray and Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect Model Fitting for Galaxy Clusters
Fig. 7.— Histogram of 493 simulated cluster pro jections of ratio of estimated Y500 to true value for isothermal (black lines) and U-β (red lines) methods.
The Beta-Model Problem: The Incompatibility of X-ray and Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect Model Fitting for Galaxy Clusters
The dotted line denotes the isothermal curve of the magnetization at the present temperature.
Quantum response to time-dependent external fields
For the purpose of constructing resultant isotherms, we calculate the derivative (∂p⁄∂ρ)θ on the line (6.25).
A new view on superfluidity
The isotherm plotted in figure 2 (the solid line) is typical of a first-order phase transition. The transition point may be found by making use of the Maxwell construction , for example.
A new view on superfluidity
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