Equipotential Curve

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

See also

Contour Line, Contour Plot, Lemniscate

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Equipotential Curve." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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