Meaning of ADIABATIC in English

ADIABATIC

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌa-dē-ə-ˈba-tik, ˌā-ˌdī-ə- ]

adjective

Etymology: Greek adiabatos impassable, from a- + diabatos passable, from diabainein to go across, from dia- + bainein to go — more at come

Date: 1859

: occurring without loss or gain of heat

adiabatic expansion of a gas

• adi·a·bat·i·cal·ly -ti-k(ə-)lē adverb

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