Contour Line

A curve in two dimensions on which the value of a function f(x,y) is a constant. Other synonymous terms are equipotential curve, isarithm, and isopleth. A plot of several contour lines is called a contour plot.

See also

Contour, Contour Plot, Equipotential Curve

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Contour Line." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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