Origin of adiabatic
Related formsad·i·a·bat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Higher than this, the temperature decreases at a fairly uniform rate, but more slowly than the adiabatic rate.
The straight dotted lines show the adiabatic decrease of temperature for ascending dry air.
But let us assume that we have a compressor which shows an adiabatic pressure line.
The temperature falls at the adiabatic rate in unsaturated air till the base of the cumulus cloud is reached.
At the same time the utmost pains are taken to maintain the adiabatic condition of the metal walls.