adiabatic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or being a reversible thermodynamic procedure that takes place without gain or reduced temperature and without a modification of entropy.
    • (of a thermodynamic process) happening without gain or reduced temperature.
    • perhaps not giving out or receiving heat.
    • happening without reduction or gain of temperature
  • others:
    • Without transference: used in thermodynamics of a change in volume, whether by development or contraction, unaccompanied by an increase or losing temperature.
  • noun:
    • An adiabatic line.

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