Dictionary:Hayford modification

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(hāy’ ford) An isostatic hypothesis that modifies the Pratt hypothesis where the pressure is balanced at the ‘‘depth of compensation.’’ See isostasy. Named for John Filmore Hayford (1868–1925), American geodesist.