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Definition of the adjective adiabatic

What does adiabatic mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. occurring without loss or gain of heat

Phrases with adiabatic

  1. Adiabatic wall
  2. adiabatic process
  3. Adiabatic Lapse Rate

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Google previewThe mechanical arts simplified (1897)

a work of reference for the use of architects, architectural iron workers, builders, blacksmiths ... by Thomas Graham Grier

ADIABATIC CURVE. The word adiabatic means no transmission. The adiabatic curve recognizes the fact that as the temperature of steam varies with the pressure, the fall of temperature which accompanies expansion, and the rise which ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Electrical Installation Work (2011)

by Brian Scaddan

Ambient temperature Adiabatic equation The word adiabatic means the reduction . 2.

Google previewFundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics, 8th Edition (2014)

by Michael J. Moran, Howard N. Shapiro, Daisie D. Boettner, Margaret B. Bailey

The word adiabatic means without heat transfer. Thus, if a system undergoes a process involving no heat transfer with its surroundings, that process is called an adiabatic process. BIOCONNECTIONS Medical researchers have found that by ...

Google previewCalculus, Single Variable, Preliminary Edition (2010)

by Carl V. Lutzer, H. T. Goodwill

The word adiabatic means that no heat flows into or out of the system, perhaps because compression (or expansion) happens too quickly, or because of insulation or isolation. The phrase same initial conditions means “the same number of ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

udiabatic adjuvant indicating the pressure and temperature of a substance undergoing an adiabatic change. adiabatic. la: occurring without gain or loss of heat. Ib: of or pertaining to any change or process in which there is no gain or loss of ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Weather and Climate (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

adiabatic /ad-ee-ă-bat-ik/ Denoting any process in which there is no change of heat. In meteorology it describes a thermodynamic process in which the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2014)

by Carl Schaschke

adiabatic Athermodynamic process that takes place without heat transfer to or from an external source. When a fluid is compressed adiabatically, there is ...

Google previewDictionary of Material Science and High Energy Physics (2001)

by Dipak K. Basu

adiabatic bulk modulus (βS) The adiabatic bulk modulus is a measure of the resistance to volume change without deformation or change in shape in a thermodynamic system in a process with no heat ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)

by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law

adiabatic. approximation. An approximation used in *quantum mechanics when the time dependence of parameters, such as the internuclear distance between atoms in a molecule, is slowly varying. This approximation means that the solution ...

Google previewDictionary of Earth Science (2002)

by McGraw-Hill Education

adiabatic. saturation. temperature. active front IMETEOROL] A front, or portion thereof, which produces appreciable cloudi— ness and, usually, precipitation. { ' ak-tiv front } active glacier [HYD] A glacier in which some of the ice is flowing.

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