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isothermal

or i·so·ther·mic

[ ahy-suh-thur-muhl ]
/ ˌaɪ səˈθɜr məl /
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adjective
occurring at constant temperature.
pertaining to an isotherm.
noun
Meteorology. an isotherm.
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Origin of isothermal

1820–30; <French isotherme isothermal (<Greek iso-iso- + thérmē heat) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM isothermal

i·so·ther·mal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for isothermal

isothermal
/ (ˌaɪsəʊˈθɜːməl) /

adjective
(of a process or change) taking place at constant temperature
of or relating to an isotherm
noun
another word for isotherm

Derived forms of isothermal

isothermally, adverb
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Scientific definitions for isothermal

isothermal
[ ī′sə-thûrməl ]

Relating to or indicating equal or constant temperatures.
Relating to a process, usually changes of pressure and volume, occurring at a constant temperature and following Boyle's Law.
Relating to an isotherm.
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