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diabatic

[dahy-uh-bat-ik]
adjective
  1. occurring with an exchange of heat (opposed to adiabatic): a diabatic process.
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Origin of diabatic

< Greek diabat(ós) able to be crossed, fordable (equivalent to dia- dia- + batós passable, verbal adjective of baínein to walk, go) + -ic
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