contour value

contour value

[′kän‚tu̇r ‚val·yü]
(mapping)
A numerical value placed upon a contour line to denote its elevation relative to a given datum, usually mean sea level.
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030 ppm gold contour value that outlined a zone over 3000 feet long (northwest-southeast) and up to 1750 feet wide.
The "show contours" option was selected and the L*, a*, and b* contour values were entered into the threshold space.
The user enters contour values of parameters along the section line (Figure 4).
It shows various steps like loading (open and display) image file in bmp file format, drawing section lines, entering contour values, submission of contour values, and display of cross sections.
Second, it is important to add extra elements to a tapered wall if contour values such as shear and pressure are important.
The contour plots are presented with axes scaled in coded values, but the contour values are "real".
In addition, the differences in contour values between two models can be checked using Model Compare.