Height Pattern

height pattern

[′hīt ‚pad·ərn]
(meteorology)
The general geometric characteristics of the distribution of height of a constant-pressure surface as shown by contour lines on a constant-pressure chart. Also known as baric topography; isobaric topography; pressure topography.

Height Pattern

 

the distribution of elevations or geopotential heights of a particular isobaric surface above sea level (absolute height pattern) or above another, lower isobaric surface (relative height pattern).

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Likewise, it is possible to appreciate a perfect representation of a scallop height pattern left by a ball-end mill tool.