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Definition of the adjective adiabatic

What does adiabatic mean as an attribute of a noun?

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  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 Dictionary of Electrical Installation Work (2011)

by Brian Scaddan

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

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 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 previewFundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics, 7th Edition (2010)

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

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

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 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.

Google previewMCGRAW-HILL DICTIONARY OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (2003)

by McGraw-Hill Education

den'sa-shan 'tem-pra-chor} adiabatic equilibrium [ METEOROL] Avertical distribution of temperature and pressure in an...

[ad-é- albad-ik |é-kwa'lib-ré-am } adiabatic equivalent temperature See equivalent temperature.

Google previewA Dictionary of Applied Physics (1922)

by Richard Glazebrook

ADIABATIC EXPANSION. — There are two specially important kinds of reversible expansion; (1) Adiabatic and (2) Isothermal. Adiabatic expansion or compression means expansion or compression, carried out revers- ibly, in which no ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

is termed adiabatic. It occurs when the working sub- Mi stance is neither gaining nor losing heat by expansion, conduction or radiation or internal chemical action. It would be realized if we had a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

ADIABATIC TRANSFORMATION— ADIPIC ACID ADIPITE— ADIRONDACK MOUNTAINS ADIRONDACK PARK — ADJUTANT ADJUTANT — ADMINISTRATION. force is required to detach it from the surface of a liquid which does not wet it ...

Google previewHenley's Encyclopaedia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades ... (1908)

Adiabatic. Curve,. Air. Thermometer,. Atmosphere,. Barometer,. Compressed. Air,. Gases. Pneumatic Tubes. — Used for the transmission of letters and parcels through tubes by the pressure of compressed air. The most successful installations ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

At high temperatures the rate is slow because much latent heat is released on condensation, whereas when it is very cold little heat is released and its value approaches the DRY ADIABATIC LAPSE RATE. See also environmental lapse rate.

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