isoneph

/ˈaɪsənɛf/ (say 'uysuhnef)

noun
a line on a map, etc., connecting places which have the same amounts of cloud cover.
{iso- + Greek nephos cloud}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • isoneph — iso·neph …   English syllables

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  • isonèphe — [izɔnɛf] adj. et n. f. ÉTYM. Attesté XXe (in Larousse, 1931, adj.), sans doute antérieur (l angl. isoneph, n., fin XIXe, est probablt emprunté au français); de iso , et grec nephos « nuage ». ❖ ♦ Didact. (météor.). Qui relie les points de même… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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