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Origin of adiabatic
OTHER WORDS FROM adiabaticad·i·a·bat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for adiabatic
At the same time the utmost pains are taken to maintain the adiabatic condition of the metal walls.
Adiabatic, ad-i-a-bat′ik, adj. (physics) neither losing nor gaining heat: impassable to heat.
This is the ratio of the adiabatic elasticity of air to the isothermal elasticity.
The adiabatic lines, representing a fall of temperature of 1° Fahrenheit per 183 feet of ascent, serve for comparison.
The straight dotted lines show the adiabatic decrease of temperature for ascending dry air.