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contour map

See radio-source structure.

Contour map

A topographic map that portrays relief by the use of contour lines which connect points of equal elevation; the closer the spacing of lines, the greater relative slope in that area.

contour map

[′kän‚tu̇r ‚map]
(mapping)
A map displaying topographic or structural contour lines.

contour map

A topographic map which portrays relief by the use of contour lines which connect points of equal elevation; the closer the spacing of the lines, the greater the relative slope.
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The DEM results were transformed into contour line maps to compare the results in more detail, and to set the intervals and baselines of these maps to be the same as those of the original contour map (Figure 14).
When the total number of countries marked in the contour map was compared, two-way ANOVA indicated that in 2000 children marked more countries correctly (M = 12.
The noise contour map is constructed by repeating the above steps for all nodes, and by connecting points having equal sound level.
The contour maps of the transient tracer gas concentrations were generated using the software Tecplot (Version 8.
The program takes all of the points, inputs them, and connects all of the points of equal elevation and develops a complete contour map for the DMS to use in its planning and designing.
One contour map obtained in this study is based on the ground motion corresponds to 475-yr return period.
The most dramatic differences from year to year were in spreading pattern, as shown in the contour map of peak ILI activity by week.
On a contour map, a cut is shown as (1) a solid line diverting from and then returning to an existing contour line, and (2) moving in the direction of a higher contour.
Then the consultant will] do a contour map of the roof, plotting the level of hydrogen off what is called nuclear backscatter.
The most appropriate response to such reasonimg would be to roll up a rainfall contour map and bop the minister over the head with it repeatedly.
Output displays let you move on-screen "slider bars" for each variable to see how changing values alters simulation results on a line graph or color-coded contour map of the part.